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In the one year since Hailey Baldwin married Justin Bieber roughly six months after he and Selena Gomez broke up for the last time, Baldwin has never said anything verbally about Gomez. Her husband has: Bieber responded to a fan in March 2019 who claimed he just married Baldwin to get back at Gomez. Bieber wrote, “I absolutely loved and love Selena; she will always hold a place in my heart, but I am head over heels in love with my wife and she is absolutely the BEST THING that has ever happened to me period.”
But that’s changing: Baldwin has been showing quiet but public support for Gomez by liking Instagrams of the singer. Her most recent Selena Gomez Instagram photo like was during the AMAs when she double tapped a video Gomez’s makeup artist shared of the singer’s glam look for her opening performance. There’s a sweet reason behind this, a source explained to Us Weekly. She wants people to know there’s no war going on; she genuinely is a fan.
Baldwin does not “consider there to be a feud” between them, the source said, adding that her husband has made her “feel very confident about their relationship.”
She also isn’t upset that Gomez seemed to reference Bieber moving on to her so fast in Gomez’s breakup song “Lose You to Love Me.” The source explained, “Hailey wasn’t mad about ‘Lose You To Love Me’ at all. Hailey thinks Selena is talented. By liking photos of Selena, whether it be a glam shot or ones that her friends post on Instagram, Hailey wants to show that there are no hard feelings. It’s her way of trying to make peace and show her support for Selena in a low key way, yet public way.”
Baldwin has been a vocal Selena Gomez fans for years, actually. Oh No They Didn’t dug up several old tweets Baldwin posted in her teens—from 2011 to 2013—where she had nothing but high praise for Gomez. In one from October 2011, Baldwin wrote, “Selena Gomez is so cute. Don’t argue. Bye.” And in January 2012, Baldwin wrote in another tweet, “Selena Gomez is so friggin good looking.” Once a Selenator, always a Selenator at heart.