In late 2010, rumors started swirling that Justin Bieber had snagged himself a beautiful new girlfriend. The alleged girlfriend was none other than Disney star Selena Gomez. Like all new Hollywood couples, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez denied that they were more than just friends. Justin’s fans, however, knew better.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez: The Couple’s HistoryIn early 2011, pictures of the couple began surfacing. Justin Bieber fans were heartbroken. While Selena Gomez is a beautiful and talented young star, fans were not pleased that the actress took Justin off the market. All of a sudden, Selena began receiving violent threats on Twitter and other social networks. According to the National Inquirer, Selena’s parents were even upset about the romance. It seemed as if everyone was against the couple. It didn’t help that Selena was already 18, and Justin was only 16.
Finally, during a radio interview in March 2011, Selena admitted that she and Justin were an item. During the interview, Selena explained that she understood why fans were upset about the romance. While this didn’t smooth things over completely, most fans took to the couple. In fact, Justin and Selena were given their own nickname: Jelena.
Within months, Jelena was spotted vacationing in both Mexico and Hawaii. While some people were uncomfortable with their age difference, Justin and Selena seemed so happy that it was difficult not to support the couple. Everywhere they went, Justin and Selena were constantly photographed. The couple even walked the red carpet at the American Music Awards, Billboard Awards and countless other events.
Then, in November of 2011, 20-year-old Mariah Yeater surfaced. Yeater claimed that Justin had fathered her unborn child while he was on tour. The woman filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit and insisted that Justin take a paternity test. Fans were shocked. There were even rumors that Selena broke up with Justin for the alleged infidelity. However, it soon became clear that Yeater was not being honest. Fortunately, Jelena overcame the obstacle hand in hand.
What Does the Future Hold for Justin and Selena?In January of 2012, Selena made the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. In the interview, the starlet confessed that she regrets “wasting” time with other boys before Justin. She gushed about love, spending time with her beau and living life to the fullest. It is very clear that the couple is crazy about one another.
Since the couple seems so in love, the rumor mill has been turning. Some say that Justin and Selena are close to engagement. There have even been rumors of Selena tattooing Justin’s name on her body. So far, the couple had brushed off those rumors. Both Justin and Selena agree that they are too young to begin thinking about marriage. According to Jelena, they are having fun, enjoying life and looking forward to the future.
On March 1st, Justin finally turned 18 years old. Selena is no longer the only adult in the relationship. Both Justin and Selena are enjoying extremely successful careers and loving their early adult lives, as well as each other. The future seems extremely bright for the couple, and fans can’t wait to see what the future will bring.
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