Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin first met in 2009 with a more awkward introduction, but that didn’t deter them from finding true love and getting married in September 2018.
The Biebers have a more complicated relationship, but romance rumors first circulated towards the end of 2015, and they confirmed the rumors on New Year’s Eve with a kiss.
Bieber Predicted That They Would Get Married
Less than two months after posting the kiss that blew up the internet, Bieber teased that he saw a serious future with Baldwin. “What if Hailey ends up being the girl I’m gonna marry, right?” he told GQ in February 2016. “If I rush into anything, if I damage her, then it’s always gonna be damaged. It’s really hard to fix wounds like that. It’s so hard…I just don’t want to hurt her.”
Unfortunately, that didn’t exactly pan out right away. In August 2016, the couple broke up, and Bieber was spotted with other celebrities like Selena Gomez and Sofia Richie. From then until mid-2018, the couple seemingly cut off all contact – they even unfollowed each other on Instagram.
In May 2018, the couple revealed that they wanted to be apart of each other’s lives and had decided to become friends again. “Justin and I were friends for a long time,” she told The Times UK in May 2018. “I met him when I was really young and he was one of my best friends. Everybody knows that at a certain point in time that turned into something else, but that just happens when you’re 18, 19. We went through a long period of time when we weren’t friends. We didn’t speak for quite some time and there was a lot of weirdness that went on. We’ve moved past that.”
It Didn’t Take Long for Bieber & Baldwin to Rekindle Their Flame
Less than a month after Baldwin said the two were just friends for now, they were spotted showing some PDA in Miami. In July 2018, the couple went public, and on July 7, 2018, Bieber proposed. Both Bieber and Baldwin confirmed the engagement news with lengthy Instagram posts.
Bieber wrote in a post, “Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you.”
The couple didn’t wait long to make their love legal. Multiple news outlets reported that the couple got married in September 2018, and both Bieber and Baldwin confirmed the news in various ways. One year later on September 31, 2019, they held a ceremony to exchange vows in front of their loved ones.
The Biebers’ second ceremony took place in South Carolina with 154 guests, a source told People at the time. The next day, Bieber posted photos of the couple, including Baldwin’s Vera Wang dress. One week later, Baldwin posted more photos as well. Baldwin showcased her notorious lace gown that read “’till death do us part” by Off White’s Virgil Abloh. The couple has since had their rumors and ups and downs, but they are still going strong.
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