Selena Gomez “Stage 5 Clinger” And “Driving Away” The Weekend?

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Selena Gomez Clingy

By Shari Weiss |

Selena Gomez Clingy

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Selena Gomez is a “stage 5 clinger” and “driving away” The Weekend, according to a mean-spirited report. But Gossip Cop has learned that not only are the claims untrue, but the story was also poorly manufactured.

On its website, OK! is announcing, “Stage 5 Clinger Selena Gomez Driving The Weekend Away With Needy Behavior.” The tabloid claims the Canadian performer is “complaining that he can’t cope with her neediness.” What is Gomez supposedly doing that’s so objectionable? “She calls him dozens of times a day and freaks out if he doesn’t answer,” a so-called “insider” alleges to the gossip magazine. And, contends this supposed source, “When they’re together she’s constantly grilling him for reassurances about her looks, how much he loves her, whether other girls have been hitting on him lately.”

But in a sign that this article was sloppily made up, the outlet’s purported tipster then makes this nonsensical assertion: “He even caught her checking through her texts recently when she was asleep.” The Weekend caught Gomez checking her own texts… while she was sleeping? The line is illogical, and is indicative of what happens when serial fabricators pretend to have real sources making real comments. Still, the publication’s alleged “insider” (cough) goes on to assert that while The Weekend “loves her,” Gomez’s “co-dependency issues are getting unbearable.” The tabloid adds that “it’s all becoming too much,” and even asks its readers, “Do you think Selena is being too needy?”

What’s really “too much” is how the magazine seems to lie about the singer-actress and peddle whatever false narrative it picks on any given week. Back in May, for example, the cover of OK! exclaimed, “Selena & The Weeknd Engaged! How He Proposed.” The actual story, however, made no mention of a proposal, and instead was about the “Earned It” crooner simply professing his love. In that piece, a supposed “source” claimed The Weekend told Gomez “he could see himself spending the rest of his life with her,” and believes they’re “soul mates.”

Yet this new report essentially claims he can’t stand Gomez and may not stay in the relationship. But if her alleged “neediness” was such a turn-off, why would The Weeknd have stuck around this long? Or why would he have said they’re “soul mates”? The inconsistent “reporting” (ahem) is the result of the outlet simply manufacturing sensational claims to entice consumers. The false “engaged” contention was put on the front of the magazine to sell copies and this “clinger” allegation was put online to get clicks through a photo gallery. If OK! keeps this up, it’ll really “drive away” readers.

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