"A lot of times," she complains, "the paparazzi will try to use them. "I don't like to let the attention on me become a factor in the decisions I make," she says simply.They'll say, ' Your fans want this.' And it's frustrating because my fans are amazing: They love me, they support me. Offered the chance to elaborate on the origins of their relationship, she demurs, as she has in the past: "We've always been friends."In fact, Justin (at seventeen, a younger man) might have given Selena the full-court press.LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Actress Selena Gomez and musician Justin Bieber arrive at the 2011 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L. LIVE on November 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.It’s no secret these days that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are crazy for each other and couldn’t be more in love, but we all remember when the teen couple was still trying to keep their relationship under wraps and out of the public eye. Selena and Justin were just friends for at least two years before they went they went out - best friends in fact!
"I just thought they needed it, because of bullying," she explains.Though they have been caught kissing and hugging in public, both parties deny that they are involved in a romantic relationship.“The Biebs and I are just friends,” said Gomez in an interview last month. It would be illegal for us to hook up.” Obviously, Selena was only talking about marriage laws in the United States, because in St.In interviews the secretive starlet and singer officially denied being together, still claiming they were just friends, but pictures told a different story.They were spotted all over town hanging out together and even holding hands at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party.