The 22-year-old model, who is the daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, spoke with ET’s Lauren Zima at the iHeart Radio Festival over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she talked about the couple's engagement and the recent wedding rumors.
“I have no idea what their situation is,” she insisted. “I think they’re just taking things slow. They’re just kissing all over the world. They’re just kissing and loving and having fun, and I think people take little details and get too caught up in them, and they’re looking too hard. Just let them kiss!”
Ireland thinks that if the pair aren’t married yet, Hailey would want a small wedding. She also revealed that she was not asked to be a bridesmaid.
“She loves little intimate [events],” she said of the 21-year-old model. “I sound like a wedding planner right now.”
Regardless of when the big day is, or if it's already happened, Ireland feels that her cousin and the 24-year-old “Sorry” singer have been ready to say "I do" for a while now.
“It was meant to be a long time ago,” she shared. “It was just a long time coming, and we’re all like, ‘Alright, thank god, let’s move forward.' They’re so in love and they really do a lot of good for each other, and that’s the most important thing for me, that he makes her so happy.”
Ireland added that the couple has been through “a lot of trial and error as individuals and together” and have “proved” that they’re each other’s soulmates.
“They just bring out the good in each other, they really do,” she noted. “I think they do a really good job of checking each other when one desperately needs to be checked and told, ‘You’re out of line.’ I think they really, really do care about each other so much and care about what others and what their families think of them.”
The couple recently traveled to London, England, where Bieber serenaded Hailey outside of Buckingham Palace.
As for rumors that the pair are already married, Hailey tweeted and then deleted a message earlier this month, writing, “I understand where the speculation is coming from, but I’m not married yet!”