Only a coincidence. Selena Gomez responded to Hailey Baldwin shade claims and denied that she had any “dangerous intentions” when she shared a video much like one posted by her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber’s spouse.
The shade claims began on Could 10, 2022, when Selena posted a TikTok video of her skincare routine, which confirmed her utilizing numerous skincare merchandise as Fleetwood Mac’s “Dream” performed over her submit. The TikTok got here lower than per week after Hailey posted a YouTube video of her sharing her skincare and make-up routine in a “Get Prepared With Me” submit for the Met Gala. “LOL I do know who she’s referring to,” a consumer commented on Selena’s TikTok. “Wait … is she tryna make enjoyable of you recognize who,” one other commenter wrote.
After assumptions she shaded Hailey, Selena took to her remark feedback to disclaim that she had any “thought” her TikTok could be interpreted that manner. “Because of this I consider in caring for your psychological well being,” she wrote. “Guys no thought what I did however I actually am sorry. Zero dangerous intention. Deleting quickly,” Selena wrote earlier than turning off feedback on the video.
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Selena and Justin dated on and off from 2010 to 2018. Hailey, who dated Justin in 2016 earlier than he reunited with Selena, married Justin in 2018, lower than a yr after they received again collectively. In a YouTube video in April 2021, Hailey hinted that she deleted her Twitter resulting from comparisons to Selena. “After getting married particularly, it actually opened me as much as this new type of stage of consideration,” she mentioned on the time. “I believe one of many largest issues I struggled with for positive was the comparability side, of physique comparability, appears comparability, conduct comparability.”
She went on to notice that the bullying affected her psychological well being a lot that it made her “query every thing” and surprise if she was “delusional.” “I believe if you’re going by a scenario the place you simply have so many individuals hounding you with the identical factor over and over and over, it begins to mess together with your thoughts, and then you definitely begin to query every thing,” she mentioned. “You’re like, ‘Is there one thing that I’m not seeing that they see? Possibly they’re proper.’ It received to such a low level for me that I used to be like, ‘Actually, possibly I’m delusional.’ It’s like separating two realities, basically.”
Hailey additionally revealed that the bullying was why she deleted her Twitter and limits her use of her different social media as effectively. “One of many issues that I discovered actually useful to me was I began doing one thing the place I don’t go on Instagram she mentioned.” “I don’t actually have a Twitter anymore, as a result of there was by no means actually a time I’d go on there that I didn’t really feel prefer it was a really poisonous atmosphere…The considered even opening the app offers me such dangerous nervousness that I really feel like I’m gonna throw up.”
Although Hailey didn’t identify Selena, BuzzFeed notes that the timeline of the “final two and a half years” appears to reference the rise in comparisons between her and her husband’s ex-girlfriend after her and Justin’s marriage ceremony in 2018. In December 2020, Justin slammed a Selena fan who advised different followers to “go after” Hailey. “This unhappy excuse of a human simply inspired individuals on video to actually go after my spouse telling individuals to say that my earlier relationship was higher,” he wrote on the time. “I simply needed to share this so that folks get an thought of what we face on a day after day.” He continued, “This can be very arduous to decide on the excessive street once I see individuals like this try to rally to collect individuals to bully the particular person I really like most on this world. It isn’t proper.”