First loves die hard.
Justin Bieber obviously still has his ex-girlfriend, Selena Gomez, on his mind these days. On Tuesday, the 21-year-old singer Instagrammed a sweet throwback of the two riding a quad bike, Selena's hand resting on his leg. While the post originally had no caption -- leading fans into a frenzy about their current relationship status -- Justin later clarified it.
"Just a throwback calm down," he wrote.
One apparent Jelena fan who got riled up over the situation? Drake!
The "Hotline Bling" rapper left a comment on the photo, sad that the two weren't back together. "Damn thought this was a Jelena current day flick," he wrote, alongside a sad face emoji.
It's unclear whether or not the throwback photo was taken last September, when Justin was arrested during an ATV date with Selena in Canada, and charged with two counts of criminal code offenses, dangerous driving and assault. An accident involving an ATV and a mini-van "turned into a physical altercation" between the driver of the ATV and an occupant in the mini-van, Ontario Provincial Police confirmed to ET at the time. Bieber pleaded guilty to simple assault and careless driving in June, and paid a $750 fine. The dangerous driving charge was dropped.
Although both Justin and 23-year-old Selena have continuously said they want to move on from their on-again, off-again three-year relationship, they've certainly given their fans hope for a reconciliation. Late last month, Justin serenaded Selena at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel with his own hit, "Sorry," followed by a romantic rendition of The Temptations’ classic "My Girl." Selena clearly enjoyed the gesture, as she laughed and clapped along.
The two superstars have also left the door wide open for rekindling their romance in the future.
"I'll forever support him and love him in a way that ... We grew up together," Selena told Elle in September about her famous ex. "I think people want it to be different."
When asked point-blank if she and Justin would ever get back together, she laughed, "I don't know!"
Justin was even more candid with Ellen DeGeneres last month.
"We have a lot of history together and I am sure it could possibly happen," Justin mused. "I think we are both just on our own journeys and figuring ourselves out, and I think maybe once we figure ourselves out, we can come back and make an awesome duo."
Watch the video below to find out which three songs off his new album, Purpose, he admits are inspired by Selena.