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Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Split: What Went Wrong?

November 12, 2012, 9:03 am Marisa Laudadio | People.com whomagazine

"The relationship needed to end," source tells WHO about Bieber & Gomez split

Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez Split: What Went Wrong?
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez broke up over a week ago, with Gomez calling things off, WHO confirmed late Friday.

"It's not easy," a source told WHO, "but the relationship needed to end."

The young couple, who dated for nearly two years, first faced rumours of a breakup in June when Bieber, 18, was late to a Fuse TV taping in June "because he and Selena were fighting," a different source told WHO at the time, while another insider revealed that Gomez, 20, "was crying about Justin" during pal Ashley Tisdale's birthday party on July 2.

Although they quickly reconciled, things have seemed amiss in recent days.

Though Gomez was spotted at Bieber's Minneapolis concert on Oct. 20, a week later, he posted a photo of himself on Instagram with the caption, "Just me." Shortly thereafter, he posted a black-and-white photo of himself looking plaintive with the message "lingse" – which fans were quick to point out spelled "single" when the letters were unscrambled. He soon deleted it.

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Moving on Already?

While Gomez had been busy shooting a reunion special for her hit Disney show Wizards of Waverly Place in L.A., Bieber performed at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in NYC on Wednesday before hitting an afterparty at Lavo where some of the models were "making a fuss over him," an observer tells WHO.

The following night, a witness saw Bieber and his security picking up two brunettes at NYC's Alex hotel. Bieber then went to see The Lion King on Broadway, where the two women were also photographed. One was identified by the New York Post as Hungarian model Barbara Palvin.

The model, 19, also posed with Bieber and pal rapper Lil' Twist in a shot the rapper posted online before taking it down – but not before Gomez posted the shot on her own Twitter feed with a set of ellipses.

image courtesy of Selena Gomez's Twitter

(For her part, Palvin Tweeted, "hey everyone. please calm down. he is all yours!! :) please :)" on November 10. Yesterday, she posted a follow up tweet with a similar message: "Last time im saying it. please calm down.there is nothing going on w him.i met him and did a pic w him. wouldnt u do the same? #friendship :)")

In an interview with WHO in early September, Bieber's mother Pattie Mallette may have foreshadowed a split. Gomez "is a sweetheart," she said. "But I don't think there are plans for [marriage] in the near future."

Bieber himself seems unsure as to the current state of his relationship.

"I don't know what to say," Bieber told John Garabedian on his Open House Party radio show Saturday. "I don't know really what's even going on in my life, so ... to even assess that doesn't make sense 'cause I've not made any comment."

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  1. フランク01:08am Tuesday 13th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    What went wrong?.....Indeed? Do you remember what it was like to be 15!!!!???? Or 12!!??? Nobody really expected this #$%$ love-affair between two children to last did they?

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  2. Santo09:19pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Don't know I really care. Good luck to them.

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  3. ijk07:36pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    what do you expect, children at play........................their mummy and daddy's should know better.

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  4. Milo06:59pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    What relationship, what problem!!!!????? They are kids!!! Kids have many "relationships" before they eventaually settle down as adults!! It's called life!!!!

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  5. Leonard O'neill06:24pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    * She found the JB sex doll didnt whinge alot and had better acting ability * She woke up to herself.

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  6. Peter06:03pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    gold bigger who did not get the money --- wanted ---- mum controls baby boys money

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  7. Alan04:07pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    What went wrong......how about she came to realise that he was more feminine then she was!

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  8. Daniel04:05pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    What went wrong? WHAT WENT WRONG!?!?! Exactly what everyone expected to go wrong. They are still children! Did anyone seriously think that there was some kind of meaningful relationship going that would result in them getting married and having kids...Please some real news would be appreciated. I agree with Russell Hayden! Why can't we comment on the real news stories!?

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  9. Elizabeth02:09pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    In the name of all that is holy, he is a kid and a brat who was pushed too far and too soon by a mother and a brain dead media. This whole thing is rediculous for god's sake give it a rest.

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  10. Ghost Hunter01:44pm Monday 12th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    One of bieber's boyfriends slipped her one - now she realizes that 2 cms is NOT normal ! Poor little biebie ! Maybe he should ask old bob 'bend-over' brown'hatter' what to do about it. :-D

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