Selena Gomez at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in May. (WireImage)
According to Selena Gomez, yes. The "Come & Get It" singer told Ryan Seacrest in an E! special airing this Sunday that after she parted ways with the Biebs in November, it was difficult to deal with their breakup under the prying eyes of the press.
"Was there a point where it was almost unbearable?" Seacrest questioned. "Yeah. I'm sure you could actually see those pictures of me being, like, way stressed out about it," Gomez dished. "And it's hard, because what do you do? Do you just wanna sit in your house and hide and not go anywhere?"
The "Spring Breakers" star didn't spend too much time crying in her Kleenex at home. Instead, she leaned on her A-list pals like Taylor Swift for support and started working on her new album "Stars Dance," which hits shelves July 23.
Nonetheless, their very public split peppered news headlines for weeks. In May, the former Disney darling told InStyle Magazine, "It's uncomfortable that everywhere I go, people know. I don't like that. But Justin and I never really focused on the attention. You can't help who you date. So I wouldn't swear off that or say that's what I want again. I don't know. I'm a kid, and a breakup is normal. I have to go through the emotions and feel it out."
Justin Bieber posts this cozy Instagram on July 5. (Instagram)
Alas, all that hounding from the paparazzi after their breakup hasn't stopped Gomez from cozying back up to Bieber. The on-again, off-again pair has been spotted together on numerous occasions over the past couple of months, most recently at a Fourth of July party in Los Angeles where they looked mighty snuggly as they held beers (despite both being underage).
A day later on July 5, the "Believe" crooner posted a pic with Gomez on Instagram with the caption, "#heartbreaker."
Despite their "stressful" breakup, will Selena Gomez get back together with Justin Bieber?
Never say never.
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