Source confirms Bieber-Gomez breakup

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber arrive at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. (Nov. 20, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)

A source confirms to The Associated Press that Justin Bieber is no longer Selena Gomez's "Boyfriend." The source is not authorized to discuss the split with media and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The breakup apparently happened last week. Distance and their busy schedules were cited as factors.

Bieber, 18, is touring to promote his latest album, "Believe," which features the hit "Boyfriend." Gomez, 20, is filming a "Wizards of Waverly Place" reunion for the Disney Channel.

The pair made their relationship public in February 2011.

E! News was the first to report the split.

Bieber seems to be doing OK, at least publicly. On the red carpet of Wednesday's Victoria's Secret fashion show he said, "I'd rather be here than anywhere in the world."

And on Saturday, during an interview with Open House Party radio host John Garabedian, he said, "I don't know what to say. I don't know what's going on in my life."

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