Selena Gomez wasn’t at Monday’s Met Gala, but fans of the “Ice Cream” singer were –And made their presence known by chanting his name to Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin as they walked the red carpet at the party on Monday night.
Bieber – who was in an intermittent relationship with Gomez from their teens that ended in early 2018 – and Baldwin appeared to ignore the vocals in a video that went viral on YouTube.
The 27-year-old “Stay” singer wore a black “la masion Drew” suit, a nod to his streetwear label Drew House, while his model wife, 24, wore a black dress with a plunging neckline. of Saint Laurent for their first Met Gala as a married couple.
Gomez, 29, last attended the event in 2018; she also attended in 2017 with her then-boyfriend, The Weeknd.
Fans of Bieber and Gomez’s relationship struggled to pass: Bieber was forced to defend Gomez and Baldwin during a live Instagram chat in December 2020 after a fan said: “[We] need to fuck king bomb this shit with Jelena and how Selena is better. Go after, please let’s all go after her.
He replied, “That sad human apology just encouraged people on video to literally take it out on my wife by telling people to say my previous relationship was better. [and] etc., etc. It’s extremely difficult to choose the royal road when I see people like that trying to bring people together to intimidate the person I love most in the world. It’s not correct.”
For his part, Gomez joked that his relationship had been “cursed” in a June 2021 interview.
She told Vogue Australia: “I was far too young to be exposed to certain things when I was in a relationship. I felt so much less than in past relationships, and I never really felt equal. “
Baldwin and Bieber were quietly married in a New York City courthouse in September 2018 and they celebrated with an elaborate wedding reception at the Montage Palmetto Bluff in September 2019.