Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid weren’t particularly close, to begin with, but their relationship soured when they both got involved with The Weeknd. It was Hadid who dated the crooner first, and well, let’s just say their romance was nothing close to smooth. They had a textbook on-and-off relationship starting when they began dating in 2015. In November 2016, when the couple had split for the second time, The Weeknd found himself in the arms of Gomez two months later.
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Things seemed fine and dandy until Hadid posted a picture of herself on Instagram with her middle finger up, which fans thought was her way of expressing how she felt without words. She also revealed to Teen Vogue that it was her first breakup, so she took it “very heavily.” It wasn’t surprising that she unfollowed Gomez on the platform when the 30-year-old started seeing The Weeknd, with Gomez doing the same not long after.
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Gomez and The Weeknd didn’t last long — they broke up less than a year after they sparked dating rumors. Hadid and the “Starboy” singer got back together before officially splitting for good in late 2019. What’s interesting, though, is that Gomez tried extending the olive branch by re-following the model on Instagram in November 2019. Hadid returned the favor months later but unfollowed Gomez again shortly after for reasons still unknown. As of this writing, it’s only Gomez who’s following Hadid on the social media site.