The pair went public with the relationship in February last year when they attended the Vanity Fair Oscars party together but they have allegedly called it quits.
The couple reportedly parted ways last week and Bieber was spotted attending Broadway show The Lion King on Friday without Gomez.
Bieber and Gomez’s hectic work schedules are blamed for the reported the split. A source tells E! Online, “Because of their crazy schedules, it was getting harder and harder to maintain a relationship.”
That’s how it is in young love—one day you’re watching Titanic alone together in an empty Staples Center, the next day you’re both phoning your PR person to put together a Dear John/Jane press release. Reports cite Justin Bieber's recent dalliances with young model Barbara Palvin, who was photographed with Bieb at The Lion King earlier this week.
In fact, Selena tweeted a photo of Bieb w/ Palvin in the background, in what could be interpreted as a passive-aggressive gesture:
...... lockerz.com/s/259998624— Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) November 9, 2012
The Beliebers, naturally, did not take this implication of extracurricular activity well, harassing and threatening the 19-year-old model (what is it with Justin and older women?) over Twitter. Palvin offered the following plea for peace: