Bella Hadid and The Weeknd Back Together? A Timeline of On-Off Relationship

Supermodel Bella Hadid and Grammy award-winning performer The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) have NOT rekindled their romance after reports have circulated this week that they are back together.

Their current status bubbled up during Bella's birthday party at L'Avenue. Abel was spotted at the scene taking multiple tequila shots and talking with the model and her friends. Reports claimed that he was with her the entire night and that they looked so happy and in love.

The Weeknd then posted on Instagram, saying: "Imagine obsessing over someone's relationship that u don't know s*** about. If I didn't confirm it myself, then it's not confirmed."

Here's a timeline of Bella and Abel's relationship

April 2015: It was initially reported that the couple were spotted at Coachella and were very flirty with each other. Both have so many things in common and enjoyed each other's company. Bella was also a fan of his music, and at the time, they were definitely "hanging out for sure."

A source also said that the two had already met before, hanging out with Gigi and her then-boyfriend Cody Simpson. However, it was only in Coachella when they had instantly "really clicked."

May 2015: In May, The Weeknd tweeted something about relationships, and the fans went wild.

July 2015: The Weeknd was featured on the New York Times and was asked about his love affair. He answered that he isn't sure: "It's no, it's yes. It's maybe."

August 2015: Bella and her sister went on a double date with Abel and Joe Jonas. They were seen hanging out at The Nice Guy in Los Angeles. It was also reported that Taylor Swift was there with them.

September 2015:  The couple had celebrated NYFW together and was photographed leaving Alexander Wang's show holding hands.

October 2015: Bella and her beau were spotted in Soho with her mother, Yolanda. During that time, it signals the stamp of approval of their relationship. In an interview, Abel discussed how he was attracted to Bella's hardworking trait and the bond that she shared with her family.

For Bella's 19th birthday, she gave her a Yorkie, though he admitted that he's probably going to end up taking care of it.

November 2015: The couple and Ed Sheeran attended an event in New York City.

December 2015: The model appeared in The Weeknd's music video and song, "In the Night." During this time, the couple was on a break.


A source told a media outlet that their schedules have become very busy and had cut into their relationship. However, they were still in each other's lives, but not in the same exclusive capacity.

February 2016: At the Grammy Awards, Bella captioned a snap of them that he's proud of his boyfriend and feels lucky to be by his side. The pair went red carpet official that same night.

The Weeknd won two Grammy awards. In an interview with Glamour, Bella explained that evening was a "big night" for her since she knew her boyfriend worked so hard for his album. She's ecstatic that as his girlfriend, she was there to see him so happy.

She added that she is dating Abel and doesn't see him as The Weeknd. She loves the music The Weeknd makes, but she is really in love with Abel.

April 2016: The couple watched a Los Angeles Lakers game, which indicated that their relationship is going strong.

November 2016: It was reported that they have, again, broken up due to schedule differences. The Weeknd was so focused on finishing and promoting his album. Bella and Abel remained friends, a source said.

The Weeknd performed at Victoria's Secret fashion show where Bella was a model. Hadid said that there was no awkwardness and that she's excited to see him perform.

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January 2017: Abel was seen making out with Selena Gomez in Santa Monica, which resulted in Bella unfollowing her on Instagram. Days later, Hadid addressed the new relationship by posting a photo with her middle finger.

March 2017: Both Selena and Abel unfollowed Bella.

November 2017: Selena and the Starboy singer broke up. Abel was seen leaving Bella's NY apartment. It was confirmed that they were not back together but decided to hang out and catch up.

May 2018: Abel and Bella were seen making out at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival after-party and was proclaimed to be exclusively dating.

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November 2018: The rapper, alongside Bella's mom, supported and cheered for Bella as she struts Victoria's Secret runway. They were on again at that time.

August 2019: In August, they have split again. A source said that both are physically and mentally in different places. Bella was prepping for various fashion shows, while the other has been working on his upcoming acting debut.

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