Selena Gomez spills the beans on her thing with Benny Blanco: A quick dive into her love life
The popular singer and actress, has officially revealed that she's in a relationship with 35-year-old record producer Benny Blanco.
Selena Gomez (Source: InStyle)
Selena Gomez is officially off the market, and guess who's got her heart? It's none other than the 35-year-old record producer, Benny Blanco. The news broke on December 7, 2023, when Gomez spilled the beans on a celebrity fan account, PopFaction's Instagram, confirming that she's taken.
Later, she shared a cozy photo on her Instagram Story, seemingly featuring her and Blanco. Gomez didn't shy away from defending her new beau in the Instagram comments, shutting down critics who had something to say about her choice in dating.
Behind the Scenes
Blanco and Selena Gomez's ex, Justin Bieber, became buddies in 2009, a year before Bieber and Gomez kicked off their first dating stint. Blanco has teamed up with Bieber and some other folks Gomez knows, like her ex The Weeknd and her pal Camila Cabello. Gomez and Blanco dropped their joint track, "I Can't Get Enough," featuring J Balvin and Tainy. Blanco steals the show in the music video, rocking a teddy bear costume and grooving with Gomez.
In December Gomez, in a subtle nod to her relationship status, acknowledges the speculation. She likes two Instagram posts on the celebrity news fan account PopFaction, one hinting at her being in a relationship ("Selena Gomez Seemingly Confirms That She Is in a Relationship") and another about dating Benny Blanco ("Selena Gomez Is Rumored to Be Dating Producer Benny Blanco").
The Full Dating Timeline of Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez's dating journey has been quite the rollercoaster. It all started in 2008 with Nick Jonas, followed by a brief fling with Taylor Lautner in 2009. The headline-grabbing chapter unfolded from December 2009 to April 2014, marked by her on-again, off-again relationship with Justin Bieber. Post-Bieber, there was a momentary involvement with Orlando Bloom in April 2014, only to revisit the Bieber saga from June 2014 to October 2014.
The year 2015 saw Gomez linked with Zedd in a short-lived romance, followed by a rumored connection with Niall Horan in December. The subsequent years brought a slew of names into the mix, including Samuel Krost (January 2016), Charlie Puth (March 2016), another stint with Orlando Bloom in May 2016, and a high-profile romance with The Weeknd from January 2017 to October 2017.
Gomez circled back to Bieber once more from October 2017 to March 2018, and there were whispers of a reunion with Niall Horan in October 2019. Fast forward to October 2021, and Chris Evans enters the dating speculation. In August 2022, Gomez was linked to Andrea Iervolino, followed by a rumored fling with Drew Taggart in September 2022. The dating saga continued into 2023, with reports suggesting a potential connection with Zayn Malik in March.