A nation is in mourning. Half of it, anyway. The other half is getting ready to throw a celebration the likes of which haven’t been seen since Never Say Never‘s bonus content was released on DVD. But both might want to hold off for the time being.
Word has broken, along with the hearts of millions, that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have (are you sitting down?) broken up.
The rumor spread like wildfire over the weekend, with accusations flying mostly in Justin’s direction, with the most common narrative being that the singer was caught by Selena sending texts to an ex.
Ambiguous texts and corroborative YouTube videos only stoked (or maybe started?) the reports, which are only gaining traction. So, did Selena and Justin’s personal love song just skip a beat? Did they really break up? Don’t tear down that Selieber shrine just yet, because this rumor is…
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A source close to the Biebs confirms to E! News that the split never happened and that Justin and Selena are as close as ever and very much a loved-up unit. Phew!
So how’d this horrid rumor get started, anyway? Well, belieb it or not (we had to), it’s all down to those blasted Internets!
The rumor has been tracked back to a fairly foul-mouthed YouTube video posted last Friday and since viewed more than 700,000 times in which the poster, a gentleman going by the trust-inducing name of TimothyDeLaGhetto2, first proffered the story that Gomez had caught her man sending flirty texts to his ex-girlfriend and former tour opening act Jasmine Villegas.
That indiscretion, apparently, was enough for Gomez to call off the greatest romance teendom’s seen since Britney and that other Justin first made the rounds.
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Adding to reports Justin was a cryptic tweet sent over the weekend, when reports of the division were in earnest, reading, “what makes you so beautiful is that you do not know how beautiful you are … for me “.
Was taken by Beliebers not as an admission of guilt, but like him, trying to make peace with Selena.
It is, of course, there was never anything to do with it first (and we know it could only be testing new letters, which share a feeling or just generally be a bit cheesy teenager in love ).
And if you need further proof that the couple is still, well, a couple, on Saturday night, Bieber went back to his ways of love sick puppy, after Gomez about the tour, and was seen backstage in your show in Boca Raton, Florida using his tour shirt, no less.
Like the good (not ex) boyfriend is. For now, a source told E! The news that Justin is currently in LA recording her new album.