OMG. Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber are reportedly engaged, and if that curveball hit you like a pie in the face (visual representation below), here's a definitive history of their relationship, which might give you a bit of an idea where the proposal came from.
2009 - Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin meet for the first time, after her dad [actor Stephen Baldwin] introduces them. The whole moment was caught on Vine (RIP), which doesn't exist anymore, but Justin retweeted the video in 2016 with the caption, "Haha. Amazing"
February 2011 - Hailey attends the premiere of Bieber's Never Say Never at the Regal E-Walk 13 in Times Square, New York City. The singer confirms his relationship with Selena Gomez the same month, at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
September 2011 - Hailey shows her support for Justin and Selena's relationship with a tweet which reads, "I don't care what anyone says but Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez together is the definition of a teenage dream! #word".
November 2014 - Photos start to circulate amongst fans of Hailey and Justin at Hillsong church together, along with Kendall Jenner.
December 8, 2014 - Hailey denies she and Justin are romantically engaged, after the rumour mill suggests they're getting cosy. She tells E! News in a video interview, "I've known [Justin Bieber] since I was so young-since I was like 13-and we've just been good friends over the years. We have just stayed close and there's nothing more to it than that."
December 15, 2014 - Bieber also denies the rumours with a selfie on Instagram with the caption: "People are crazy. I'm super single and this is my good friend u would know otherwise [sic]".
December 27, 2014 - But wait! The pair are spotted having dinner at Mr. Chow and heading back to his, and then pictured having breakfast together the next morning! Is this a thing? Hailey says no, sharing a tweet asking people to "quit the stories".
glad I got such a good night sleep last night, at MY own home, alone. Quit it with the stories!- Hailey Baldwin (@haileybaldwin) December 27, 2014
January 2015 - Justin and Hailey bring in the New Year together, and share a video from the party on Instagram.
January 23, 2015 - Kendall Jenner shares a pic from a Clippers game on Instagram, in which Justin and Hailey look preeeetty close as they share a cheek-to-cheek kiss.
July 2015 - The pair get matching 'G' tattoos to honour a girl at their church, Georgia, who suffers from Lissencephaly.
December 2015 - While Selena and Justin's relationship is making headlines for being on again and video footage of him serenading her in a bad does the rounds, Hailey shares a photo on Instagram wearing his sweatpants. Hollywood Life reports he commented on the pic with "Gimme back my sweats dick," to which Baldwin replied "No sorry they look better on me".
January 2016 - The pair bring in the New Year together (again), with a trip to Anguilla with Bieber's family. Both of them chronicled the trip on Instagram, where they went Instagram official with a kiss.
February 2016 - Hailey insists it's something casual, telling E!, "He's about to go on tour. Relationships at this age are already complicated, but I don't really like to talk about it because it's between me and him."
August 2016 - Woah woah woah. Justin unfollows Hailey on Instagram and is photographed with Sofia Richie, whom he also goes Instagram official with, which causes a lot of drama with his on/off beau Selena Gomez. Gomez writes, "If you can't handle the hate then stop posting pictures of your girlfriend lol - it should be special between you two only. Don't be mad at your fans. They love you and supported you before any one ever did."
August 2016 - April 2018 - Things go quiet between Justin and Hailey, as he continues things with Selena Gomez. They unfollow each other on social media, don't hang out with mutual friends together, and weren't pictured in church at the same time.
May 2018 - Justin and Hailey are in touch again. Hooray!
"Justin and I were friends for a long time," she tells The Times about their rekindled friendship. "I met him when I was really young and he was one of my best friends. Everybody knows that at a certain point in time that turned into something else, but that just happens when you’re 18, 19. We went through a long period of time when we weren’t friends. We didn’t speak for quite some time and there was a lot of weirdness that went on. We’ve moved past that."
June 11, 2018 - The pair are spotted at church together and then later at a Miami club, this time getting a bit cuddly. Rumours that they're dating again start to swirl.
June 13, 2018 - The pair are pictured loooving paparazzi attention in New York, putting on a show and playing up to the cameras.
June 17, 2018 - Fans capture a video of the couple making out on Brooklyn Bridge for everyone to see -
Justin also shares a video of Hailey on his Instagram stories, prompting fans to call this relationship "Instagram official" again.
(2) Justin Bieber via Instagram Stories: pic.twitter.com/8hEoARu5wD- Justin Bieber Crew (@TheJBCrewdotcom) June 23, 2018
June 29, 2018 - Justin and Hailey go to multiple church services and also swimming in Washington, while a source confirms to Entertainment Tonight that these two are definitely dating. Unsurprisingly.
July 1, 2018 - The pair are pictured making out again, and, er, also filmed directing traffic after their car breaks down in The Hamptons.
July 8, 2018 - Surprise! Justin and Hailey are apparently engaged. TMZ reported Justin popped the question in the Bahamas, saying two eyewitnesses saw the engagement go down. "Everyone was at a restaurant on the property doing salsa dancing when Justin's security told everyone to put their phones away, because something special was about to happen," the site says. "Justin then proposed in front of everyone."
June 9, 2018 - Justin's dad Jeremy shares an Instagram post with the caption, "@justinbieber Proud is an understatement! Excited for the next chapter!" Proud of what, eh?
We'll be waiting over here patiently for confirmation from Hailey or Justin, please.
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