Justin Bieber and on-again, off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez have reportedly split for the umpteenth time. And it seems side dishes — namely, model Ashley Moore — are back on the menu.
The 20-year-old Canadian singer has returned to Los Angeles after his brief vacation with dad Jeremy in Europe, which ended in Rome on Friday.
A day later, the Biebs was spotted on a Saturday shopping trip in Beverly Hills with Ashley and pals Lil Za and R&B singer Khalil Sharieff in tow.
(Photo: Justin Bieber seen leaving Barneys New York department store in Beverly Hills on Saturday with model Ashley Moore, rapper Lil Za, singer Khalil Sharieff and bodyguards.)
Justin was first spotted out with Ashley last August for a lunch date on Beverly Hills. The moderately successful, Californian model is signed to the Wilhelmina Models agency and was later seen at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills hotel where the singer stayed in May this year.
However, when Bieber and Gomez rekindled their on-again, off-again romance this June, Ashley posted an Instagram photo of herself on June 24, angrily captioned:
“Your words mean nothing to me when they are spoken to every girl.”
Then, in July, Bieber reposted a racy Instagram pic that Ashley herself shared to celebrate her 21st birthday on July 15.
The caption to Justin’s reposted snap, read, “Ash I see u in ur #Calvin’s,” referring to the model’s black Calvin Klein underwear.
When the “Confident” hitmaker got together with Miami model Yovanna Ventura later that July, Ashley voiced her displeasure in a series of tweets slamming Bieber and directed to another former Biebs’ gal pal — “glamour/porn-lite” model Chantel Jeffries.
Moore also posted a number of rude tweets about Gomez’s appearance.
One of Ashley’s ticked off messages described Bieber as “irrelevant.”
@drewsdope_ No hate, he’s pretty much irrelevant as well.
— Ashley Moore (@AshleyMooreM) July 10, 2014
However, Moore’s concerns about Bieber’s relevancy appeared to be all forgotten as she accompanied the multimillionaire on their Saturday shopping trip, which possibly included gifts for her.
Mail Online reports the pair visited the department store Barneys New York, after the star was seen withdrawing cash from an ATM in Beverly Hills during their outing.
(Photo: Bieber topping up his cash at a Beverly Hills ATM while shopping with Moore.)
It’s possible the superstar is indulging in a little rebound retail therapy after his headline-making split from Selena.
Just last month, Bieber and Gomez looked the picture of young love during their vacation in the Caribbean on St. Martin island.
However, Us Weekly claims the “Come & Get It” songstress lost the plot after she found a text message on Justin’s cell phone from the supermodel Kendall Jenner suggesting they meet during Paris Fashion Week, which was Jelena’s next stop.
“Selena doesn’t trust her motives,” an insider reportedly told the magazine, alluding to the girls’ infamous falling out at the Coachella Festival in April.
“They fought and split,” said the purported source, adding Bieber “wants [Gomez] back.”
Bottom-feeder tabloid In Touch Weekly also alleges Bieber and Kendall enjoyed “secret” liaisons and texts and claims the heartthrob “lied” to Selena when he lunched with Jenner in Paris on September 30, despite paparazzi following and filming the friends’ highly public get-together.
The next day, Selena flew back to Los Angeles from Paris and later unfollowed Justin on Instagram, after posting two tweets suggesting their reunion was over.
Meanwhile, OceanUp reports the 22-year-old Disney alum has hotfooted it to Dallas in her home state of Texas to see her grandparents, after a week of promoting her latest movie Rudderless in Los Angeles.
Selena was spotted shopping at the CBG Max Azria shopping center in Grand Prairie on Saturday. Her visit follows recent speculation that she is considering a move to New York City, after revealing best friend Taylor Swift is urging her to do so.
(Photo: Selena poses with fans at the CBG Max Azria shopping center in Grand Prairie.)
My dad met Selena Gomez before I did :-/ pic.twitter.com/GS5ISWqBFx
— Sol (@Marisol_Trevino) October 11, 2014
For heartbroken Jelena devotees, all may not be lost, according to Keeping Up With The Kardashians regular and publicist Jonathan Cheban.
In a recent guest spot with Us Weekly, Cheban said Kendall and Justin were just friends, then added his take on Bieber and Gomez’s relationship.
“This is the best way to do a Hollywood relationship — they’re on for a few months, they break up. Ultimately, if they love each other and they’re settled down in a year or two, then they’ll reconnect and keep it going.”
Jonathan added, “It seems like with the two of them, it’s a forever thing. It does not end. It keeps going and going and I think it’s awesome. They’re a good match.”
Wonder if Ashley agrees?
(Photo: The “Baby” singer posted this kissing pic with Selena on October 5, four days after she unfollowed him on Instagram.)
Selena Gomez at the Rudderless premiere with her mom at L.A’s Vista Theater, October 7.
[Images via JG/LIMELIGHTPICS US/Mail Online.]