Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber have recently become the center of attention and discussion among fans. Following a TikTok incident, fans have been divided in their support for these two celebrities. Unfortunately, Hailey Bieber has faced online hate and bullying from some fans. In an effort to address the situation, Selena Gomez, pleaded with her fans to stop attacking Hailey, who is married to Justin Bieber. Now, Hailey herself has taken the opportunity to discuss the entire fiasco. She opened up in an interview on the Bloomberg Originals series, The Circuit With Emily Chang.
In response to Selena Gomez’s TikTok controversy, Hailey Bieber
She was questioned about her thoughts on the situation while discussing her business, Rhode. The model took a minute to criticize those who were contrasting Selena Gomez with her. For those who don’t know, Selena and Justin Bieber have been at odds. Ever since Justin wed Hailey in 2019 after dating Selena for more than eight years (on and off).
“I don’t think that this is about me, Hailey Bieber, and Selena Gomez—this is not about this pitting between two women and division between two women,”
– Hailey Bieber
Hailey also criticized the “made-up” stories that individuals fabricated in order to harass her online. She uttered:
“It’s about the vile, disgusting hatred that can come from completely made-up and twisted and perpetuated narratives. That can be really dangerous.”
In her final remarks, she also mentioned how she and Selena ought to band together and issue a joint statement to put a stop to the entire controversy. According to her, “I think that it’s an opportunity to really stand for bringing people together. And not being okay with the kind of division that caused because I’m not okay with the kind of division that it caused.” She also mentioned her desire to unite people.
What was the Drama Between Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez?
In February, a controversy emerged when Kylie Jenner and Hailey Bieber were accused of mocking Selena Gomez’s eyebrows. This incident triggered a strong response from Selena’s fans, known as Selenators. They started calling out Hailey and her circle of friends online. The backlash had an unexpected consequence, as Selena Gomez became the most followed woman on Instagram, indicating the immense support she received from her fans.
Amidst the ongoing feud, an old video resurfaced where Hailey Baldwin was allegedly seen mocking Taylor Swift. This further fueled the tension between Hailey and Selena’s fans, prompting Selena to take a stand in defense of her best friend. However, recognizing the need for kindness and understanding, Selena eventually urged her fans to cease bullying Hailey and advocated for respect toward everyone involved.
Drama Since 2018
Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber had an on-again, off-again relationship that garnered significant media attention. Following their final breakup in 2018, Justin Bieber started dating Hailey Baldwin (now Hailey Bieber). The two eventually got married in 2018 (Two months after splitting from Selena Gomez).
Over the years, there have been moments of tension and drama involving Selena Gomez, Hailey Bieber, and Justin Bieber. Social media has played a role in magnifying conflicts. Fans of each celebrity often engage in heated discussions and speculation.
In the past, there have been instances where fans speculated about Selena Gomez’s music and lyrics being related to her past relationship with Justin Bieber. Additionally, social media interactions and comments made by both Selena and Hailey have sometimes fueled speculation and led to further controversy.