So what happens when Justin Bieber's ex-girlfriend shows up in Miami wearing a bikini shortly after the release of her new single? Well, once the pictures hit the web, the reaction is swift. Just ask Selena Gomez, who, after her publicity-friendly appearance in revealing swimwear, is currently trending upward. Combine that with the fact that her new single is burning up the iTunes charts, Gomez is doing just fine without her Twitter-dominating ex-beau.
Of course, that's probably not the reason you clicked this particular story, and so, here are a couple pictures to give you an idea of what the high life looks like:
PopSugar has an extended slideshow, if that's your thing. As for her "Life without Justin" success, Selena's "Come and Get It" YouTube video has close to 20 million views:
As for her upcoming album, while she may be single, Gomez makes sure to keep invoking the Bieber name, which is probably a smart marketing move, all things considered. Having some of his popularity vicariously transport over to a career that also targets the "tween" demographic is, if nothing else, shrewd business:
And though she may not be putting energy into dating, songwriting is a totally different story. She admits to penning a track on her new album just for Bieber, which she calls “personal” and adds “I’m sure he’ll love it, too.”