Selena Gomez Defends Hailey Bieber In Recent Instagram Story: 7 Things To Know

Over the past few months, the internet is exploding with fan-fueled drama and rumours about the feud between American singer Selena Gomez and American super-model Hailey Bieber.

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Over the past few months, the internet is exploding with fan-fueled drama and rumours about the feud between American singer Selena Gomez and American super-model Hailey Bieber. Gomez has finally broken her silence and shared a message on her official Instagram handle on Friday, where she defended Bieber and urged the fans to put the drama to an end.

Gomez mentioned that super-model Bieber reached out to her and made her aware of the fact that she has been receiving hateful negativity and death threats, she further claimed that this isn't actually what she stands for, and no one should experience hate or bullying. She added that she has always stood for and advocated for kindness and would want all this drama to stop. She urged her fans and followers after being aware of the amount of criticism Hailey has been facing.

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Apart from the story Selena Gomez also started to follow Hailey Bieber on Instagram as a gesture to eradicate the rumours of their feud. This also isn't the first time Selena has taken a stand for Bieber but the very first time she addressed her by name in the act.

It's a known fact that Gomez dated Justin Bieber over 7-8 years, who is currently married to Hailey and therefore fans have always been suspicious of their love-life rivalry.

Selena Gomez And Hailey Bieber Feud: 7 Things To Know

  • The actual drama began on 22 February when actor-singer Selena Gomez, posted a funny TikTok video revealing how she once accidentally over- laminated her eyes-brows. Hours later Hailey Bieber posted a screenshot of her FaceTime with Super-model Kylie Jenner, which was a close-up of both their eyebrows, which the fans thought of as a dig against Selena.
  • As fans grew more suspicious, on February 23 both Gomez and Jenner denied all the rumours being true, but the same day Gomez commented “I love you” on a video which referred to Jenner and Beiber as “nepo babies”. She also supported her best friend Taylor Swift the same day, in the comment section of a TikTok video where Hailey gagged at the mention of Swift.
  • In the month, Gomez announced a break from all sorts of social media during a TikTok live video saying, “ I am too old for this”. But the rumours still kept increasing as Bieber posted a story with Rema’s song “Calm Down” but without Gomez’s feature in it, which the fans thought was a gesture against the singer.
  • The so-called feud went viral and fans divided themselves into two teams.
  • On March 24, Selena Gomez posted a story urging her fans to stop all the drama as she learned from Hailey Bieber about all the hate, negativity and death threats she has been receiving because of the fan-fueled rivalry. She claimed that this is not the kind of act she stands for therefore defending her.
  • After Gomez took the stand for Beiber, she thanked her for speaking out against the negativity and revealed that the two had been discussing the narrative about the feud.
  • Hailey Bieber also said that while social media is a great way to build a community and connect with people, moments like this one only create division instead of bringing people together. We all need to be thoughtful of what we say and speak including her. She spoke about how she believes love is greater than negativity and said there is always an opportunity to treat others with kindness, compassion and empathy.
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