After Selena Gomez dating The Weeknd for a little less than a year, the "Heart Wants What It Wants" singer has been spending a lot of time with former boyfriend Justin Bieber. In the December issue of Billboard, in which Gomez is featured as the publication's Woman of the Year, she discussed why she decided it was time to reunite with the "Sorry" singer. So maybe before, it could have been forcing something that wasn't right, but that doesn't mean caring for someone ever goes away." That line of thinking didn't end with the Biebs, as she said she also reconnected with a lot of friends she hasn't spoken to in quite some time. Nick and Joe [Jonas] and Miley [Cyrus] - we've gone through seasons in our lives," she said. Something that I’m really proud of is that there’s such a true friendship [between me and The Weeknd]," she answered.
Photographers catch them canoodling in the ocean–Gomez noticeably rocking some statement hoops—and the photos go viral. November 2012—The First Split Bieber and Gomez break up for the first time. ”Bieber, too, stays mum on the subject, telling MTV that she’s “an amazing person,” but, “I think that people are always gonna be interested in my personal life . February 2011—The Big Debut At the May 2011—Young and (Visibly) in Love After a glamorous appearance at the Billboard Music Awards, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez jet off to Maui, Hawaii. But some tabloid sites start alleging that the two may not be as solid as people think.First of all, it’s the year that Bieber’s image goes full-on bad boy—after bizarre incidents in 2013, like peeing in a bucket and losing custody of his monkey—he gets in real, tangible trouble.In January alone, he’s arrested for drunk driving, resisting arrest, and driving without a valid license, and he was also accused of vandalism for egging his neighbors.I felt really alone even though I had a lot of great people around me, but the decisions I was making, were they ever for me?
[After the surgery] I had this sense of gratitude for myself.
September 2017—Health Scares Gomez reveals on Instagram that she underwent a kidney transplant.
(January isn’t great for Gomez, either, who checks into rehab.) The tabloids viciously suggest it’s because of Bieber and/or a drug problem, but a frustrated Gomez later tells that it was to seek help for lupus.
But before the rehab and before the DUI, the couple is spotted riding Segways in Calabasas, California. He’s associated with a slew of models, up-and-coming actresses, and other beauties—including Kendall and Kylie Jenner, who Gomez at one point reportedly unfollows on Instagram, and she also unfollowed Bieber.
"I just kept thinking about how much my body is my own," she said.