Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar” Is About The Weeknd

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Credit: Jason Merritt / Gettyimages

A co-writer for Selena Gomez’s new single “Bad Liar” has confirmed the track is about Gomez’s new boyfriend The Weeknd. Songwriter Justin Tranter clarified rumors the song was about Justin Bieber after lyric site Genius tweeted, “LYRIC PREMIERE: @selenagomez is all of us tryna get over an ex on her new track ‘Bad Liar.’” However, Tranter responded, “You got some of the lyrics wrong, and it’s actually about trying to hide magic feelings for someone new, but not being able to. Xo.” Lyrics such as “Ooo, you got someone else / Tryna play it coy” also suggest that Gomez fell for the “Starboy” singer while he was still dating ex-girlfriend Bella Hadid.

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