In the wake of the big breakup between Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, fans of the teen couple were quick to point to suspicious pictures of Biebs cozying up to Victoria’s Secret model Barbara Palvin as the reason for the duo’s downfall. 

As it turns out, however, it was another photo entirely that was causing problems for Jelena far before Barbara even came into the, uh, picture.

According to E! News, things started getting rocky for the famous pair when Selena was snapped passionately smooching her Parental Guidance costar Nat Wolff in August. Even though the kiss was just for show, Justin reportedly couldn’t handle seeing his girl wrapped up in the arms of another teen heartthrob.

“[Justin] freaked out on that,” a source told E! News. “He would get jealous and she wouldn’t tolerate it.”

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“Justin was very jealous of it,” another insider added. “He knows it was a photo of them filming, but it still made him jealous. They’re young. Of course they have their jealous streaks. Justin has gotten jealous, and so has Selena.” 

And while jealousy may have caused these two ex-lovebirds to part ways, they — someway, somehow — seem to be doing just fine as friends

Source: E! Online

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