Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are making headlines with their on-again, off-again relationship. After a very recent public breakup with artist The Weeknd, Selena Gomez was seen out with ex boyfriend Justin Bieber, causing fans to speculate a rekindling relationship between the two. Here’s a look at their timeline, which made us believe in endless love.
DECEMBER 2010- IHOP-e You’re an Item
Selena was first spotted out with Bieber at a Philadelphia IHOP, where Gomez told Us Weekly, “he’s one of my best friends…it was just pancakes!” Fans began categorizing them as a possible item.
JANUARY 2011- Sparks Fly
Selena and Justin shared their first kiss on New Years Eve on a private yacht, sending fans on a rollercoaster of emotions.
FEBRUARY 2011- Look world, were official!
Selena and Bieber walk hand in hand at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, confirming previous dating suspicions.
MAY 2011- Young love
After their second official public appearance at the Billboard Music Awards, Bieber and Selena jet off to Maui, Hawaii, where photos go viral.
NOVEMBER 2011- Is this the end?
Alleged rumors of Selena breaking up with Bieber backstage surface after a Bieber fan claims she was pregnant with his child. However, the breakup rumors were later confirmed to have been untrue.
NOVEMBER 2012- Jelena is Over
Jelena officially breaks up due to their incredibly busy schedules.
JANUARY 2013- Let’s try this again?
Bieber posts a picture on Instagram of Selena hugging him and then promptly deletes it, causing a lot of confusion and rumors.
NOVEMBER 2014- The heart wants what it wants
Selena preforms “the heart wants what it wants” at the American Music Awards, stating on stage that the song was in fact about Bieber.
SEPTEMBER 2015- Selena tells all
Selena discusses her relationship with Bieber and announces on Ellen that she will always support him.
AUGUST 2016- Let me love you
Bieber posts pictures on Instagram of him and his new boo Sophie Richie, causing major backlash from Bieber fans. Bieber then threatens to make his Instagram private, in which Selena responds in the comments section by saying “If you cant handle the hate then stop posting pictures of your girlfriend a lot- it should be special between you two only. Don’t be mad at your fans, they love you.”
Gomez’s comment caused an outright war between the couple, with cheating accusations from both sides. Bieber then deletes his Instagram.
JANUARY 2017- A new beginning
Selena begins dating The Weeknd.
OCTOBER 2017 What do you mean?
After 10 months, Selena and the Weeknd call it quits. Hours after the news emerged, Bieber and Selena are spotted out together again, bringing back Jelena memories and hopes for a new beginning. If there’s anything we can learn from the long and convoluted timeline of theirs, it’s that love prevails no matter what.
Long live Jelena.