Selena Gomez surprised fans with a preview of a stunning new photo shoot that features her in a swimming pool wearing a sexy one-piece swimsuit. Contrary to some reports, they have nothing to do with Justin Bieber.
Irresponsible gossip sites, principally HollywoodLife, continue to claim that Selena and Justin are in an “Instagram battle.”
The evidence? They coincidentally posted photos around the same time.
Justin, 21, is pictured with gal pal Kendall Jenner at the Coachella Music Festival. Both are wearing bathing suits and Kendall is cuddling a puppy.
Selena, 22, posted swimsuit photos as well, but there is absolutely no connection between the two. Selena posted her photos to promote her friend Jake Bailey, who did her make-up and took the photos a few weeks ago.
“Backyard sessions wit my boo @byjakebailey – photo by Jake” she captioned one of the photos.
Bailey is best known as a makeup artist. He’s worked with a number of young Hollywood actresses and pop singers, including Katy Perry, Kate Mara, Kristen Stewart and Jessica Alba.
He returned the compliment to Selena on his own Instagram account where he also posted the photos. “A very #sexy and soaking wet @selenagomez,” he wrote along with one photo. “Thank you #selenagomez for being such a beautiful muse.”
Unfortunately, Selena was the subject of some hate from Bieber fans in the comments section on her Instagram account.
Sadly, they’ve apparently bought into the fake, exploited HollywoodLife stories about a jealous rivalry between the two.
It’s safe to say both have moved on. Selena has been paling around of late with DJ and producer Zedd. She’s over Justin.
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