Guys, remember the gossip days of yore? Ben Affleck and J.Lo were hot on a yacht, Blake Lively was chasing Leo, ScarJo and Sean Penn were an item, Charlie Sheen was #winning with tiger blood and Adonis DNA, Tom Cruise jumped on couches and Brangelina were forever? That’s right, the good ol’ days, before everything got so serious.
If you’re wondering where we’re going with this trip down gossip memory lane, stick around. We promise you won’t be sorry.
The latest news to come down from the gossip heavens is that Selena Gomez has found a new man. And not just any new man — a new Justin. That’s right, in the wake of Selena’s other ex, Abel Tesfaye a.k.a. The Weeknd starting things up again with former girlfriend Bella Hadid, it seems a Bieber-to-Theroux countermove might do the trick in convincing the world she’s doing just fine.
According to Life & Style, Gomez and Theroux have grown closer in the wake of their respective breakups — her umpteenth one from Bieber; his divorce from Jennifer Aniston.
“They’ve known each other for years through their manager,” a source explains to the mag. “Initially, they leaned on each other for emotional support after going through messy breakups.” And while they “started out as friends,” in recent weeks “they’ve become closer than ever” and things have “turned into something more than friendship.”
Even more so, “Selena and Justin are falling for each other.” Hmm, where have we heard that line before? Hmm, perhaps Gomez has a secret “Justin” tattoo that she can’t be bothered to cover up, so this is her next best option?
Naturally, Jen “is not happy about” this turn of events since she’s not just a friend of Selena’s, but also a “mentor.” But would Gomez really do this to Aniston? Probably not — and if Gossip Cop is to be believed, Jen’s spokesperson calls it all “made-up, as usual.”
Selena did allegedly cheat on Abel with Biebs to try and get the latter back, so can we put this past Selena? Maybe. Maybe not.
But that doesn’t mean we don’t want Selena and Justin 2.0 to be true. Because how fun would it be to watch all this go down? We’d get all kinds of stories about their age difference, and the betrayal both Aniston and Bieber feel, and then the tabloids can double down with some Ani and Biebs rumours and more love triangles and quadrangles. No, really, how entertaining would this be?