There is a great divide here at this site. Kathleen and Emily, our site manager, are not at all as happy about Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber getting back together as I am. They’re worried that JB will break her heart again. And she can’t afford, both physically and spiritually, to be pulled back into this orbit of darkness – if, that is, his orbit is still dark. I find this surprising, because both Kathleen and Emily have teenage perspectives and love sappy sh-t. I thought they’d be all over this. It tells you how raw that scar is. The one JB left on Selena, and them by extension.
So far though, and it’s been, like, a month, Selena and JB seem pretty stable. No one’s run out of the other’s house in tears. They haven’t attacked each other on social media. Can we call it a success – so far? Here are Selena and JB last night at dinner after night church. As you can see, they’re still close, they’re hugging, they’re… nuzzling. Which I find reassuring. Because the hug looks kinda friend-zoney to me. It’s the nuzzling that’s confirmation that what we’re seeing here is young love, intense and dramatic but not that dramatic anymore, until it is. Let me just say “nuzzling” a few more times for the benefit of Kathleen and Emily because I’m a good friend like that.
In other Selena news, her Billboard cover just came out:
I’ve not yet read all of it but there’s one quote that stands out about The Weeknd:
“The best part? It’s actually... you know what, though? Something that I’m really proud of is that there’s such a true friendship [between me and The Weeknd]. I truly have never experienced anything like that in my life. We ended it as best friends, and it was genuinely about encouraging and caring [for each other], and that was pretty remarkable for me.”
Um, he just Eternal Sunshined her out of his Instagram though. And they unfollowed each other. Do you do that when you’re still best friends?