Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez: Why He Skipped Her AMAs Performance

Selena performed 'The Heart Wants What It Wants,' an emotional song about her troubled relationship with Justin, at the American Music Awards on Nov. 23. Unfortunately, Selena's ex wasn't there to support her, and HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned why! We were shocked to find out Justin Bieber, 20, skipped Selena Gomez's American Music Awards performance on Nov. 23. Instead, he was spotted grabbing food at a White Castle in New York City. So why did the "Baby" singer purposely miss his 22-year-old ex's raw, emotional performance at the awards show? HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned the truth.

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Justin Bieber On Selena Gomez’s AMAs Performance: Why He Skipped It

“Justin’s team and pastor Carl Lenz convinced him to skip the American Music Awards and spend time at Hillsong Church in New York City instead. He’s been reminded to spread the gospel rather than dwell in the trappings of Hollywood,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.

While Justin submerged himself in his gospel studies, and likely chowed down on some juicy White Castle burgers, his ex left Taylor Swift in tears after performing “The Heart Wants What It Wants,” an emotional song about Justin and Selena’s troubled relationship.

Selena Gomez’s Performance At AMAs: Reaction From Fans

Justin may not have showed his support, but his BFF Lil Twist and Selena’s fans sent the singer their praises after the performance came to a close. See what they said below:

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Should Justin Bieber have attended the American Music Awards?

— Chris Rogers, Reporting by Sandra Clark

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  3. Taylor Swift Cries During Selena Gomez’s AMAs Performance

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