After ten tense days of swirling rumors, it's been confirmed that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have broken up. To properly mourn the couple's passing, put "Boyfriend" on repeat, pour yourself a stiff (virgin) drink and join us for a look back at the way they were...
Before they are officially an item, Justin and Selena ring in 2010 together at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. The Biebs serenades Selena with his song "One Less Lonely Girl." Everyone wonders: Are they secretly a couple? Let the gossip begin!
Despite public displays of flirtation like this one at the 2010 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, the couple continue to deny that they're... a couple
At the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, the two still deny that they're dating. But they not only hug. They HUG SWEETLY WITH THEIR EYES CLOSED
All the lies and deception finally end in February 2011, when Justin and Selena show up together at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party. They don't directly admit they're an item. But they do totally hold hands. And kiss
Couples Photo Booth
A highlight of that fateful Vanity Fair Oscar Party? Justin and Selena getting all kissy face in a photo booth
By the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, it was on. Selena's all, "I swear, Justin, if you mess up my makeup, I'll kill you"
Kevin Mazur/TCA 2011
Even though Justin brought a live snake as his date to the 2011 MTV VMAs, Selena didn't even break up with him
The best way to spend the 2011 American Music Awards? Catnapping on your boyfriend's shoulder
Backstage at the AMAs, Justin whispers sweet nothings into Selena's ear. Or maybe his face just got tangled in her hair
Selena and Justin nuzzle during a Laker's Game at the Staples Center, proving not all the action takes place on the court
Sneakin' A Peek
A good thing to remember when checking out your girlfriend at the 2012 MuchMusic Video Awards: You're on TV