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    Who Is Benny Blanco, Selena Gomez’s New Boyfriend?

    Musician Selena Gomez has dropped a bomb on her fans with a cryptic Instagram story, subtly confirming her rumored romance with record producer Benny Blanco. While the dating rumors were already gaining traction in the headlines, neither Gomez nor Blanco directly commented on it.

    The speculation first rose when she liked and commented on a fan post on Instagram that featured a black-and-white photo of her and Blanco. Responding to two different comments on the same post, she wrote, “He has treated me better than any human being on this planet,” and “He’s still better than anyone I’ve ever been with. Facts.”

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    “He’s Better Than Anyone I’ve Been With”: Selena Gomez Comments About Benny Blanco

    Selena Gomez posts a photo with Blanco on her Instagram stories. (Image: Instagram)

    Selena Gomez slammed a social media user on the same account, addressing the criticism they threw at the dating rumors. “I don’t understand. If you actually care about me. This is my happiest. If you don’t feel free to say whatever you want. But I will never allow your words to guide my life. Ever. I’m done. If you can’t accept me at my happiest then don’t be in [m]y life at all,” she wrote in another comment.

    A few days down the line, Gomez posted an Instagram story where she is seemingly embracing a man whose face is not entirely visible. The black and white picture, however, gives away enough of Blanco’s face for the fans to recognize it is him. So even when the couple has not officially confirmed their relationship yet, fans are convinced the two are dating.

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    All About Benny Blanco

    Benny Blanco (Image: Getty)

    Born Benjamin Joseph Levin, Benny Blanco is a popular American record producer and songwriter. He is reputed to have worked with several high-profile artists. His collaborations span genres, though his role in shaping contemporary music has been significant. Blanco is known to be a versatile and innovative artist in the music industry.

    Before Blanco, Selena Gomez has dated several high-profile celebrities in the past. She dated Nick Jonas in 2008, while her on-and-off romance with Justin Bieber for several years is etched in Hollywood’s dating history. She also dated Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd for a short period in 2017, before she got back again with Bieber. She split up with Bieber once and for all in 2018.

    Her fans are now left with speculation about Gomez’s newly blooming romance. With the picture she posted on Instagram, the musician-singer seems to unapologetically embracing her happiness. All the fans now await an official confirmation and find a reason to be happy for their music icon.

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