Selena Gomez blooming romance with Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, may be heading for the record books on Instagram, with their latest photograph already drawing 6.3million likes and almost 130,000 comments in just two days.
The adorable picture speaks for itself , showing the pair looking pretty smitten and comfortable. The Weeknd wraps his arm around Gomez, while she holds onto him and peeks over her sunglasses to smile for the selfie uploaded late Saturday (April 15).
Beyonce’s pregnancy photo holds the record so far with 7.3m likes in a few days. It now stands at 10.9m likes after 10 weeks.
But as far as couple-pics go, Selena and Weeknd may have clocked the records so far. Selena celebrity power on her own has a record 6.7m likes when she posed for Vogue barely-clad on a bike four weeks ago. On Instagram, she has 117million followers, more than the 99million following Beyonce.
Both artistes have been reluctant to talk about their affair: only giving glimpses of what could be going on via the language of non-verbal cues captured by photography.
They were seen together at Coachella Music and Arts Festival on April 15, 2017 in Indio, Calif, with Weeknd hitting the Festival Saturday night to perform “Party Monster,” “Starboy” and “Some Way,” a duet with Nav.
Selena Gomez is 24 years old. She rose to fame after appearing as a child in the children’s television series Barney & Friends and starring as the leading role in the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place.
Weeknd is 27 years old. He is is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer. In late 2010, he anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name “The Weeknd”. He won the Grammy Award back to back in 2016 and 2017.