UPDATE 1/12/2017: After the photos were released of The Weeknd and
Selena Gomez kissing outside of a restaurant, ELLE magazine reported that his ex-girlfriend and the singer's friend Bella Hadid had unfollowed Sel on Instagram.
The magazine got a screenshot of the model's following list at 1:30 p.m. which showed that she was still following the singer.
They took another one two hours later that showed she was no longer there.
In a major turn of events, Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have been spotting making out in new photos. The pair was seen hanging out Tuesday night outside of Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, California where they were both smiling from ear to ear and even shared a kiss on the lips out in public!
The moment was captured by paparazzi and TMZ obtained the photos that show the "Good For You" singer looking as happy as ever. Check out the pics below:
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Making Out (PHOTO GALLERY) https://t.co/jTBlzhPj9d
— TMZ (@TMZ) January 11, 2017
The Weekend recently ended his on and off relationship with model Bella Hadid, and the two seemed like they ended on good terms since they worked together during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show right after their breakup. Bella's sister Gigi is friends with Selena, so the "Starboy" singer and the ex-Disney Channel star are all part of the same circle.
It was reported earlier this week that Sel was flirting with Colombian singer Maluma via Instagram, but it looks like whatever she has with the Canadian singer is moving a lot quicker than that. There is no telling when or how this started, but they both also performed separately at last year's Victoria's Secret show.
Not to bring old stuff up but Justin Bieber and Sel's new bae have also been friends, or at least acquaintances for quite some time so there is no telling how he might react upon hearing this news. Will he be upset at his friend? It goes without saying that it is not his concern since he has not dated the pop princess in years, but the two have been linked to each other since the beginning of their careers.
With both of these singers being at the heights of their careers, it is hard to deny that these new photos do look rather promising for them as a couple. It would be great to see them work on music together or to see Selena just be happy after she had a particularly difficult 2016 that had her distancing herself from old friends and taking a break from her career due to health reasons.
We will have more as this story develops, but as for now, let us know what you think about this budding romance in the comments.