Selena Gomez Responds to TikTok Claims of Always Being Skinny During Her Relationship With Justin Bieber 

Selena Gomez has been the talk of the town ever since, well, her childhood, but her relationship with Justin Bieber took the internet by storm. In a recent TikTok video, a montage of her throwback photos were posted along with the comment, “The reason why Selena is always skinny when she dates Justin.” 

The TikTok video also claimed that Justin Bieber “rathers models”, and Selena not only caved into that, but he also pitied her by referring to her as “My poor baby”. Selena commented with a sad face emoji to express her disgust over users being obsessed with both her relationship with Justin Bieber, who is now married to Hailey Bieber, and her weight. 

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Selena has previously been very vocal about her body image issues and why her weight has been fluctuating in the recent years. While some fans thought Selena commented with the sad face emoticon to agree with the claims of the video, others thought she was disappointed and was expressing her disgust towards the video commenting on her weight. “Sad face because you’re still discussing about her past like you know her,” one fan wrote in the comments. 

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Selena’s recent documentary, ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,’ captures her opening up about her recent health issues, and the subsequent mental health issues she faced because of constantly being in the spotlight. She opened up about her lupus diagnosis in 2015, and her kidney transplant in 2017, both of which have affected her weight. She has received criticism and judgment regarding the same, and with the medication for her health issues, she claims that her weight still continues to fluctuate. 

In her documentary, Selena talks about her health issues, and states, “And in reality, that’s just my truth. I fluctuate. It depends on what’s happening in my life, and that got to me big time, you know? I think for me, that really messed me up for a bit.” Despite this, people have been constantly commenting on her weight, her relationship with her ex, Justin Bieber, and netizens have thoroughly decoded her each and every move ever since Bieber got married in 2018. 

–Riya Sohini