Selena Gomez defends Hailey Bieber amid death threats: ‘I really want this to end’
Selena Gomez wants her fans to leave Hailey Bieber alone, once and for all.
After years of rumored feuds between the two young stars, things have gotten so bad that Bieber is receiving death threats, according to a statement Gomez posted on Instagram.
“Hailey Bieber reached out to me and let me know that she had received death threats and such hateful negativity,” Gomez wrote in a post on her Instagram Story.
“That’s not what I stand for. No one should have to suffer hatred or intimidation.”
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“I’ve always been about kindness and I really want this to end,” she added.
The conflict between the two stems from their relationship with Justin Bieber.
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He and Gomez dated in the early 2010s and had an on-again-off-again relationship for years after. In 2014, he was spotted with Hailey, and romance rumors started swirling.
Over the next few years, he seemed to go back and forth between the two, breaking up with Gomez for good and marrying Hailey in 2018.
While things looked messy on the outside, Hailey insisted in a September interview that there was never any overlap between the two relationships.s.
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“When he and I started, like, dating or, like, anything like that, he was never in a relationship, at any time,” she previously said on the podcast. “Call Her Daddy”. “It’s not my character to mess with someone’s relationship.”
She also said there was “no drama” between her and Gomez, that “it’s all respect, it’s all love.”
Gomez has repeatedly asked his fans to leave the Biebers, especially Hailey, alone.
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However, things heated up earlier this month when Bieber and his friend Kylie Jenner were accused of mocking Gomez after the “Lose You to Love You” singer shared a video on TikTok in which she messed up. her eyebrow makeup. Shortly after sharing her video, Jenner posted messages showing her eyebrows as well as Bieber’s in a gesture that many interpreted as rude.
At the time, Jenner said Gomez fans were “looking” to stir up controversy with her posts, and Gomez agreed, commenting “I’m a Kylie fan!”
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In the comments to his TikTok video, Gomex also said, “Please be more kind and consider others’ mental health. My heart is heavy and I only want good for everyone.”