Taylor Swift is allegedly urging best friend Selena Gomez to stay away from ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.
According to a new report by Hollywood Life, Swift is now speaking out about Bieber to Selena after keeping her lips sealed for much of their four-year on/off romance, and is reportedly advising Gomez to steer clear of her former boyfriend.
“Taylor has been pretty quiet about voicing her opinion on Justin, but she’s now speaking up about him again to Selena,” a source supposedly told the site of how Swift really feels about Bieber, noting that Taylor has been encouraging Gomez to “cut all ties” with the “What Do You Mean?” singer in recent months.
“Taylor really wants her to cut ties with Justin once and for all. None of this back and forth stuff,” the site’s source continued this week, alleging that it was Justin’s secret plan to bring model Hailey Baldwin as his date to the iHeartRadio Music Awards last week that was the last straw for Swift.
According to the source, Bieber has “decided to give things another go” with rumored ex-girlfriend Hailey and supposedly “hid her backstage away from prying eyes because he didn’t want Selena to know” that she was there.
Though neither Bieber nor Baldwin have confirmed the site’s reports that the two attended the big music awards show together, Hollywood Life is claiming that it’s their supposed reconciliation at the music event that’s now causing Swift to advise Selena Gomez to stay away.
“Taylor has been telling Selena that once she makes a commitment to shut the door on him completely, she will meet the true man of her dreams,” the site’s insider said of Swift, almost mirroring the advice that Hollywood Life claimed she gave to Selena last month.
The site claimed back in March that Taylor Swift had been giving Gomez a little relationship advice in recent weeks after celebrating her one-year anniversary with boyfriend Calvin Harris, and was reportedly advising Gomez to get back into the dating game with other potential boyfriends.
According to the site’s report, Taylor has been reminding Selena of her past rocky romances in the wake of her big anniversary celebration and “just tells her to keep believing that her time will come and not to settle.”
The source told the gossip site that Gomez “would give anything to be in a relationship like Taylor and Calvin’s” and is using their blossoming relationship as a template for the kind of romance she’d like for herself.
But while Taylor Swift hasn’t publicly confirmed that she’d like to see Selena move on from Justin once and for all, Entertainment Tonight reported just last week that she wasn’t shy about making it known that she’s not exactly Bieber’s biggest fan while attending the iHeartRadio Music awards last week.
Taylor Swift's reaction to Justin Bieber's performance.. https://t.co/anHt2uCBd5
— Shady Music Facts (@musicnews_shade) April 4, 2016
The site claimed that following the appearance, where Swift sat on the same table as Gomez, Taylor appeared to be throwing a little shade Justin’s way after she failed to applaud his performance of “Love Yourself.”
According to Entertainment Tonight, rather than joining in the round of applause, Taylor instead “took a sip of her drink after offering a polite golf clap and looked away” which caused many fans to speculate that Swift and Bieber had a little bad blood.
“When Taylor got a relationship that lasted she didn’t find anything to be bitter about so she shaded Justin, it’s sad honestly,” @fIawlesspalvin speculated on Twitter following the awards, though @myca13swift denied that Taylor was blasting Justin at the show. “It’s funny when people think Taylor threw shade at Justin when she’s just trying to drink water? She’s just thirsty!!,” the Twitter user wrote.
What do you think of reports claiming that Taylor Swift is urging Selena Gomez to “cut ties” with Justin Bieber?
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