Does Selena Gomez want Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin to "get married soon," or is she "secretly hoping" they "never" marry? Don't ask HollywoodLife, which has once again proven to be a sham by flip-flopping. Gossip Cop can expose the made-up stories.
On July 30, the site announced in a headline, "Selena Gomez: Why She's Hoping Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Get Married Soon." It was claimed Gomez was "coming to terms" with their engagement, and was "ready for them to say 'I do' in the near future." A so-called "friend of Selena's" described her as being in a "place of acceptance," and insisted, "She would really like Justin and Hailey to have their upcoming wedding sooner rather than later." Maintained this purported pal, "It's kind of like ripping off a band-aid, she just wants the wedding to happen so it's a done deal in her rear-view mirror."
Now fast-forward two weeks. On August 13, the blog presented a new article with the headline, "Why Selena Gomez Is 'Secretly Hoping' Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Marriage Never Happens." Here, Gomez is described as being "very unsettled" over the engagement, with the blog contending she's "desperately wishing that the two of them don't get married." An alleged "source close to Selena" asserts, "Selena is quietly, secretly hoping and praying that Justin never goes through with his marriage to Hailey." It's further claimed, "Selena fears a marriage between Justin and Hailey would crush her."
Consider some of these contentions side by side: In late July, Gomez was in a "place of acceptance," but by mid-August, she's "very unsettled." Last month she wanted the wedding to be a "done deal in her rear-view mirror," but roughly 14 days later, a marriage would "crush her." Naturally, the outlet never explains what changed. In fact, the first piece isn't mentioned at all in this new one. Yet, if anything, the claims would make more sense if they were reversed. Typically, people feel "unsettled" before they reach "acceptance," not vice versa.
Gossip Cop actually said at the time that the publication's "exclusive" about Gomez wanting Bieber and Baldwin to marry "soon" was made-up. Now this latest contradictory "exclusive" further proves it. And this is hardly the first time the site has been caught manufacturing inconsistent tales.
Back in March, for example, the blog couldn't decide if Bieber was giving Gomez "space," or they were "meeting in secret." In May, the website lied about Gomez wanting Bieber to be her date to the Met Gala, only to flip-flop after the event when it claimed she was "relieved she went solo." Each of these stories had signs within them that they were concocted, but when looked at in the context of one another, it becomes even more apparent that they're totally bogus.
After all, if these unnamed "friends" and "sources" were real, why wouldn't they be logical? And why wouldn't other publications be corroborating the assertions? As Gomez herself has said, HollywoodLife is "never true" and is "the worst." Now that's an explanation that makes sense.
Gossip Cop has determined this story is totally false.