Fans are expressing their support for Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin after the couple were apparently subjected to chants of “Selena” while posing on the red carpet at the 2021 Met Gala.
On Monday, the couple, married since September 2018, arrived for the annual Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, with the Peaches singer dressed in a black suit from the House of Drew, while his wife opted for a black Saint Laurent dress.
However, upon their arrival, members of the public began chanting the name of Bieber’s ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez – whom he separated in early 2018 after several years of intermittent dating – according to one. video posted on Twitter.
In the viral video, Bieber and Baldwin can be seen climbing the steps of the Met as fans of Gomez, who was not in attendance, chant “Selena.”
The video, which was captioned: “What the fuck is this?” Selenators are so obsessed, just leave it alone, “has since been seen more than 250,000 times, prompting many to defend the couple.
” It’s not good. Why would people do this ??? WHY??? I think Selena wouldn’t be happy with that. Do better guys. Be nice, ”one person tweeted.
Another said: “It’s so stupid people have to leave this dead relationship behind.”
“This video shocks me, how can you think of doing that? I am a senator and a believer, and I find that disgusting! Put yourself in the place [of] Justin and Hailey. Let them enjoy! And Selena sure wouldn’t appreciate what you’re doing. We love you Justin and Hailey, ”someone else tweeted.
Although neither Bieber nor Baldwin commented on the situation, the Delicious The singer had previously defended his wife against Gomez fans on Instagram after a fan urged people to bully Baldwin while the couple made an Instagram Live.
“This sad excuse from a human just encouraged people on video to literally take it out on my wife by telling people my previous relationship was better and so on,” he shared on his stories. Instagram in December 2020. “
At the time, Bieber said he wanted to share the comment to show his fans what he and Baldwin “face on a daily basis.”
“It’s extremely difficult to choose the royal road when I see people like this trying to bring people together to intimidate the person I love most in the world,” the singer added.
Baldwin also responded to the comments at the time, explaining that she would not normally acknowledge the attempted bullying but decided to do so because the woman in the video “really did [reached] a shockingly unhealthy and sad level of anger ”.
Gomez last attended the Met Gala in 2018, after attending the previous year with her then-boyfriend The Weeknd.
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