Justin Bieber leans on his friends.
The 24-year-old pop star attended the Hillsong church in Los Angeles on Wednesday, shortly after the news that her ex, Selena Gomez, had been hospitalized for a mental health treatment after a reported emotional incident. .
Bieber looked visibly disheveled, with his long disheveled hair in front of his face, wearing a large pink sweatshirt when he presented himself to church alone. Hailey Baldwin was not present.
After the service, the "Sorry" singer was seen returning to his car with a group of friends, who comforted him with hugs. Bieber protected his face from the cameras when he returned to his car and drove away.
A source tells ET that Bieber is "upset" by the news of Gomez's hospitalization.
"Justin was very upset when he heard the news about Selena," says the source. "Although he is committed to Hailey, Selena has a special place in his heart." Justin spent most of the day alone and even made a solo walk to the Tree of Wisdom in Los Angeles to escape and decompress. church where he was noticeably annoyed, without Hailey, and was consoled by friends. "
"Above all, Justin wants the best for Selena," the source continued. "When the two rekindled their romance, he could see how his health really affects her, so he understands how serious this is."
It is unusual for Bieber to attend church without Baldwin since the couple has been seen in various services together. As it happens, Gomez, 26, also attends Hillsong Church.
Earlier in the day, Baldwin shared a photo of sweet kisses to Instagram Stories with his boy. The 21-year-old model and Bieber were secretly married in New York City last month, but they have not publicly confirmed the news.
"Justin and Hailey are legally married, but Justin is telling his friends he does not plan on wearing a wedding band for a while," a source told ET. "As much as Hailey and Justin are public about their relationship, they're trying not to make a show of it, and that's why they kept their marriage a secret and got engaged without telling anyone."
As for Gómez, he is receiving the treatment he needs after several health problems.
Another source tells ET that the "Lobos" singer sought treatment at a mental health center. According to several reports, Gómez has been in the hospital twice in recent weeks. The first time came after she was in a bad mood and emotionally over an alarmingly low count of white blood cells.
The hospitalization led Gómez to suffer an "emotional crisis" in which he had a "collapse" and "was scared" when he was not allowed to leave.
For more information about Gómez's condition, look at the clip below:
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