Whoa! Did Selena Gomez just create some bad blood between her and pal Taylor Swift? The ‘Good For You’ singer revealed to a British radio show that she ‘loves’ Zayn Malik on the same day he dissed the 1989 star and her boyfriend Calvin Harris on social media. Yikes!
Is Selena Gomez, 23, about to get booted from Taylor Swift‘s friend squad? The “Come & Get It” singer gushed over Zayn Malik, 22, during an interview with British radio station Key 102 FM Manchester, telling the hosts that she “loves” the newly minted solo artist and would be interested in collaborating with him in the future. The problem? It happened to be on the SAME day that he slammed Taylor and started an all-out Twitter war with her boyfriend Calvin Harris, 31. This does not look good!
“I know Zayn, so it’s almost like if he would ever want to reach out, he knows that he could,” Selena revealed. “So I don’t know what he’s doing creatively. I think that’s so exciting for him to go and figure out what he wants to do, but I don’t know what that is. I think it’ll be pretty exciting but, yes, I love him, he’s awesome.” While it’s likely that Selena hadn’t yet been made aware of Zayn’s comments regarding Taylor, we can’t deny that this doesn’t exactly look good for her.
In case you forgot, the drama began after Zayn retweeted an article supporting Miley Cyrus, 22, for her decision to release her next album for free, in comparison to Taylor, who took her music off Spotify earlier this year. Calvin quickly jumped to his lady’s defense, explaining how she’s using her celebrity status to benefit musicians who actually need the profits from those sales, while also telling Zayn to “stay out of things you don’t understand.”
Things quickly escalated from there, and before we knew it even Louis Tomlinson, 23, was giving his two cents by favoriting one of Calvin’s tweets slamming Zayn! Meanwhile, an insider close to Harry Styles, 21, revealed to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that the 1D star wasn’t enthused by Zayn’s constant shade throwing, and even stuck up for Taylor! “Harry’s kind of worried about Zayn after his Twitter rants,” said our source. “He thought Zayn’s diss to Taylor was uncool and passive aggressive.” While we’re sure Taylor appreciates the support she’s been receiving from her friends thus far, we still think Selena might still want to give her a call lest her be taken out of context (if they were out of context). Let’s make this a bad blood-free zone, yeah?
Tell us HollywoodLifers — do you Selena really meant to diss Taylor with her Zayn comments? Sounds off below!
— Alyssa Montemurro