Selena Gomez has had a tumultuous relationship with social media.
Hailey Bieber posted a TikTok video earlier this month in which she was seen drinking with her friends.
On Instagram, fans accused Hailey and Kylie Jenner of making fun.
Selena Gomez recently announced that she is taking yet another break from Instagram and TikTok.
The 30-year-old singer has had a tumultuous relationship with social media. For those who are unaware, Selena only recently rejoined Instagram after being away for several years. However, she has been embroiled in one controversy or another since rejoining the ‘gramme. The Rare Beauty mogul finally posted a video on TikTok today announcing yet another break.
She said, “I’m very happy. I’m so blessed. I have the best friends, the best fans in the whole world and I just couldn’t be happier. I’m good. I love who I am. I don’t care. I’m big. I’m not. I don’t care. I love who I am.” She continued, “And yeah, I’m gonna be taking a second from social media, ’cause this is a little silly.”
“And I’m 30, I’m too old for this,” she added. “But I love you guys so much. And I will see you guys sooner than later. I’m gonna just take a break from everything.”
But how did she come to this decision? The sequence of events is outlined below.
Instagram video by Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner
Hailey Bieber posted a TikTok video earlier this month in which she was seen drinking with her friends, including Kendall Jenner. Hailey was seen lip-syncing to audio in the now-deleted video. “I am not saying she deserved it, but God’s timing is always right.”
This video was released following Gomez’s body-shaming for gaining weight following her appearance at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards. Fans quickly began to criticise Hailey for the video. The 26-year-old allegedly then commented that the video was just for fun and had nothing to do with Selena. After that, she deleted her video.
A TikTok user named @ellenacuario reposted Hailey’s video with the caption,“I’m not really an avid follower of the situation but isn’t Hailey the one that like, begged Selena to tell off her fans for bullying her? I mean, Hailey ’s a b—-h.”
Selena quickly issued a statement on the situation, saying,“It’s ok! I don’t let these things get me down! Be nice to everyone! x”.
Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner appear to be making fun of Selena Gomez’s brows
On Instagram, fans accused Hailey and Kylie Jenner of making fun of the Lose You to Love Me singer’s brows. Selena admitted on TikTok that she had accidentally over-laminated her brows. Jenner posted a selfie with the caption, “this was an accident????” over her brow. She also shared a picture of Hailey. Jenner, on the other hand, slammed these claims and wrote,“This is reaching. no shade towards Selena ever and i didn’t see her eyebrow posts! u guys are making something out of nothing. this is silly.”
Selena replied to her comment as she wrote, “Agreed @kyliejenner It’s all unnecessary. I’m a fan of Kylie!”
Fans slammed Hailey and Kylie for acting like’mean girls’. Selena remarked ‘I love you’ one such video which termed Jenner and Bieber ‘nepo babies’ and said that they were acting like ‘mean girls’.
Selena Gomez defends her best friend Taylor Swift
The most recent incident occurred when a video of Hailey performing on Drop The Mic with Method Man resurfaced online. In the video, Hailey was seen pretending to gag after Method Man mentioned Taylor Swift.
Taylor and Selena have been friends for years and have always stood up for each other. This time was no exception, as Selena took to the comments section of one such post to defend the All Too Well singer, writing,“So sorry, my best friend is and continues to be one of the best in the game.”
History of Hailey Bieber and Selena Gomez
Because of their shared history with Justin Bieber – Hailey’s husband and Gomez’s ex-boyfriend – Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber’s complicated relationship has always been scrutinised by fans and netizens.
Between 2011 and 2018, both ladies had an on-again, off-again relationship with the Baby singer. Since Hailey and Justin got engaged in 2018 and married in 2019, she has faced a barrage of criticism and trolling from Selena’s fans. The Only Murders in the Building alum even asked her fans to ‘be kind’ after receiving online abuse. When the two ladies posed for a photo together in October 2022, they broke the internet.
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