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Selena Gomez asks fans to ‘be kind’ after they abuse Hailey Baldwin for ‘I’ll Kill You’ song post

Gomez said she does ‘not stand for women tearing women down’ in a video post shared after the release of her new song

Ellie Harrison
Thursday 24 October 2019 09:21 BST
Selena Gomez asks fans to 'be kind' after Justin Beiber's wife Hailey Baldwin receives abuse

Selena Gomez has asked her fans to “be kind” after a backlash against model Hailey Baldwin for posting a song entitled “I’ll Kill You”, which many speculated was aimed at the singer.

Gomez released her new song “Lose You to Love Me” earlier this week, which many perceived as being about her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber, who is now married to Baldwin.

Soon after the song came out, Baldwin posted the song “I’ll Kill You” by Summer Walker and, despite speculation this was an attack on Gomez, Baldwin has denied the claims.

“Please stop with this nonsense,” she told Just Jared. “There is no ‘response’. This is complete BS.”

Seemingly in response to the backlash Baldwin is receiving, Gomez posted a video pleading with her fans to refrain from attacking anyone online. “I am grateful for the response the song is getting,” she said, “however I do not stand for women tearing women down and I will never ever be by that.”

She added: “So please be kind to everyone. It doesn’t matter what the situation is, if you’re my fans don’t be rude to anybody. Please don’t go off and say things that you feel in the moment, just please, for me, know that that’s not my heart.”

“Lose You to Love Me” has numerous lyrics that seem to reference Gomez’s relationship with Bieber, which saw the pair date on and off from 2009 before breaking up permanently in March 2018. Bieber and Baldwin announced their engagement in July that same year.

Gomez released another song on Thursday 24 October, “Look at Her Now”.

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