Ridiculous rumor: Selena Gomez pregnancy with Justin Bieber's baby

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are again the subject of fantastical rumours this year with the latest facts suggesting they are expecting a child.

While this latest rumour has become an internet hit for all the wrong reasons, the two once again face the inevitable lack of privacy that goes with their fame.

Justin Bieber, who will be promoting his new film Never Say Never 3D is 16 years old while Disney star Selena Gomez is 18. This is not the first time Gomez has had to deal with ridiculous hoaxes like this one, when back in 2008 she was allegedly pregnant in her relationship with Joe Jonas.

Internet rumours are a common place amusement but should someone draw a line when hoaxes become major news that just wont go away?

Earlier this week, Katy Perry was quick to warn her fans that the press were recycling her old interviews to create dirt, where there wasn't.

Twitter becomes the rumor

Twitter is becoming more influential in the media because rumours get created through viral blogging and tweeting. It is hard to tell whether they are true or not until either a publicist steps forward or the celebrity has to issue a statement. These are the times we live in, and expect a lot more of it.

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