Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber could be on the verge of a split if they haven’t broken up already. Amid reports claiming the couple hasn’t been seen together in more than a week, Bieber was allegedly caught flirting on Instagram with fellow pop singer Ariana Grande, with whom he’s previously gotten cozy on stage.
On Wednesday, Bieber was spotted out in Los Angeles, and while he didn’t appear to be alone, his rumored girlfriend, Hailey Baldwin, was nowhere in sight. As the Daily Mail pointed out, that has been the case for several days now, despite Hailey Baldwin’s own frequent outings in L.A.
During Hailey Baldwin’s latest outing, which took place at West Hollywood eatery Zinque on Thursday, she was joined by her close friend, Kendall Jenner. According to a separate Daily Mail report, Hailey Baldwin was seen at a coffee shop on Thursday, as well, and still, there was no sign of Bieber. Meanwhile, as Hailey Baldwin was enjoying her day out with the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, who later jetted out of LAX, reports surfaced that claimed Bieber recently left a flirty comment on one of Grande’s Instagram posts.
On January 21, Hollywood Take claimed Bieber had noticed Grande’s post and wrote, “Damn Ariana [you] look so good.” The site also pointed out that despite Bieber’s PDA with Hailey Baldwin in Anguilla, which included a passionate New Year’s Eve kiss, their relationship had gone nowhere.
— HollywoodLife (@HollywoodLife) January 22, 2016
In addition to his rumored relationship with Hailey Baldwin, Bieber’s comment also caused a stir due to his April 2015 performance with Grande, in which he was seen with his arms wrapped around her as he nuzzled his face against her shoulder.
According to the report, Grande shared two tweets, possibly in response to the comment, which read, “lol no” and “not today satan!!!!!! gtg finish this music & live my cute, drama free life!!” Although Grande didn’t mention Bieber in her message, the timing of her posts seemed to hint that her tweets were aimed at him. Then, adding to the speculation was Grande’s boyfriend, Ricky, who also shared a comment on Grande’s Instagram post.
Ricky’s reply to Justin Bieber’s comment under Ariana Grande Instagram’s post. (Ricky slay sry) pic.twitter.com/7A9fFbtkZy
— Ariana Grande Legion (@ArianatorLegion) January 21, 2016
While Hailey Baldwin hasn’t yet commented on her alleged boyfriend’s social media behavior, she should be concerned, especially considering a new report has claimed Bieber is pulling away from their relationship after she pressured him to get serious.
“Justin has never liked when people tell him what he can and can’t do,” an insider told Hollywood Life. “Every time someone in his life has tried to restrain him or given him a hard time about his behavior he has ended up rebelling. His mom tried and she and Justin ended up having a falling out. Selena tried and their relationship hit the rocks. Now the same thing is happening with [Hailey Baldwin] and it’s backfiring on her.”
The source went on to say the romance between Hailey Baldwin and Bieber has dimmed in the last week, despite their seemingly romantic trip to Anguilla for the holidays. Although the two are said to get along great when Hailey Baldwin isn’t pressuring the pop star, her pushing him for a relationship has been a complete turnoff.
“Unfortunately for [Hailey Baldwin], Justin still just doesn’t have the same sort of feeling for her that he did for Selena,” the source explained. “He’s still searching for a girl who made him feel like she did. Right now Justin and Hailey are just really good friends. Yeah they are hooking up and she definitely wants a commitment from him but lately they have just been ‘f’ buddies.”
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