Cute, you may think, except the pictures have sparked an online furore because The Weeknd only just got out of a long-term relationship with Selena’s pal, Bella Hadid. Two writers explain why they think you should go ahead – or stop and think about what you’re doing… Selena Gomez shouldn’t be shamed for daring to hook up with someone who was previously hooking up with someone she knows – even if that someone is a friend (which remains to be seen. It is, quite frankly, a little ridiculous to expect people to never, ever be interested in anyone who’s dated someone they know.Yesterday pictures emerged of Selena Gomez getting cosy with The Weeknd. Single people will know that the pool of available options – in terms of age, attraction, and sexual orientation – is limited.
Down in the comments, Selena burned him: "If you can't handle the hate then stop posting pictures of your girlfriend lol -it should be special between you two only.While they probably hang out at the party, Justin leaves with Halsey and Selena leaves with Hailee Steinfeld. Gigi had to find out about the whole thing along with Bella when they first saw the pics of The Weeknd and Selena out to dinner in Santa Monica, Calif on . Do you think it’s fair to Bella that The Weeknd hooked up with Selena right after their split? Gomez has been officially single for the last year. that the relationship is "new and nothing serious." A witness there said Gomez and Tesfaye had "a romantic dinner date in the rain. Justin is head over heels for Sofia Richie — note the hand-holding, the posting of six Jofia selfies in a row — seemingly out of nowhere.(You can see the photos here.)Still, the photos say something about how Bella Hadid's ex has been faring since the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last month.
Gomez and The Weeknd (real name is Abel Tesfaye) have known each other for at least a year―they played the Victoria's Secret show together in 2015.
The drama of hooking up with someone new so quickly after a high-profile relationship. But pretty quickly, I kept seeing the story covered along one angle: that Selena Gomez had somehow broken the ‘girl code’ and betrayed the sisterhood by dating The Weeknd. This, fellow people who are emotionally invested in celeb relationships, is total bullsh*t.
Who might, possibly, be friends with Selena Gomez.* *There’s photographic evidence that she’s mates with Gigi Hadid (they spent New Year’s Eve 2015 together in Dubai), so they at least hang out in the same circle.
but the Hadid sisters were merely distant acquaintances.
Our sources say if Selena truly felt she needed to let Bella know (as a friend) that she and The Weeknd had a thing going on, she would have ... As for her situation with The Weeknd -- our Selena sources say the two started hanging out just before the holidays -- but weren't together for the celebrations.
Selena Gomez isn't buying Bella Hadid's friendship heartbreak after the singer scooped up The Weeknd ...