Selena Gomez and The Weeknd's new relationship was unveiled recently and E! hotspot Giorgio Baldi Tuesday after going on a dinner date.
News has learned that the two had initially wanted to keep it a secret, but later changed their minds. Selena and the fellow singer, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, have just recently begun to see each other romantically and are taking it slow, E!
The “Kill Em With Kindness” singer dressed casually for the dinner out in an oversized black trench coat, loose blue jeans and black booties. The pair have known each other for a while, and have been working on new music together, according to a source, who adds that Gomez “really likes him and they are just getting to know each other better.” Their budding musical romance comes hot on the heels of The Weeknd’s split from longtime girlfriend, supermodel Bella Hadid, last November.
The Weeknd similarly kept things laid back with a jean jacket, black pants, sneakers and a beige baseball cap.“They came out and they were so happy,” the source tells Us. The couple had been together for nearly two years, but an insider close to the crooner told Us that conflicting schedules kept them apart.“They still have a great deal of love and respect for each other and will remain friends, but it has been too hard to coordinate their schedules with him finishing and promoting his upcoming album,” the source told Us at the time.
Gomez opens up on her dating life in the September edition of , which splashes the pop star on its cover and promises a feature which runs over nine pages.
Selena Gomez: How I Became Instagram's Most Followed Person (Without Really Trying In a teaser ahead of release, Gomez says work is her priority (“But I like to have fun, I like to hang out” and she hints at the type of guy she fancies (“I’d be so stoked with a writer or producer or actor who is low-key, but those kind of guys are terrified of me! She’s also apparently restricted dating to her own circle of friends.
In photos obtained by Us Weekly, Gomez, 24, looks smitten as she wraps her arms around The Weeknd (nee Abel Tesfaye), 26, even leaning over to give the “Starboy” singer the occasional peck on the cheek.
As soon as you think they're done for good, an Insta pic pops up and proves you wrong.
Don't be mad at your fans." Justin jabbed back, "It's funny to see people that used me for attention and still try to point the finger this way... All love." Selena replied with a 'gram of her embracing her fans.
Justin should learn that Selena never needed a relationship for "attention" — she had that all on her own!
(Photo Credit: Getty Images) Selena does not seem fazed by the negative attention her new love interest is garnering, and made sure to make The Weeknd her cell phone background for all to see.
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