Stephen Baldwin says Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are 'just friends'

It seems Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are just palling around, even though the photos they've been sharing on social suggest otherwise. The 19-year-old's dad, Stephen Baldwin, has made it very clear that there's nothing of note happening between the pair, adding that there are "no labels" defining their relationship and that they're "just friends."

Taking to Twitter, the up-and-coming model seemed to support her father's assertion to TMZ, saying, "I just wanna keep my private life private and my family helps me do that."

Stephen says his daughter Hailey is friends with the Canadian heartthrob. Photo: © Getty Images

The Usual Suspects star went on to say that he thinks highly of the Canadian superstar. “Mr. Bieber is a wonderful young man ... hugely talented ... [He’s] got a whole lot more success ahead of him."

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The 21-year-old singer and the blond beauty first ignited coupling rumours when they were caught cuddling while on a tropical vacation with Justin's family. Several snaps have since been shared on social media that show the pair hanging out, including one of them kissing around new year's. But alas, we all know looks can be deceiving.

Up next for the "Sorry" singer is a worldwide tour supporting his latest, chart-topping album, Purpose. He's also likely to walk the red carpet at the premiere of Zoolander 2, in which he has cameo, not to mention an appearance at the GRAMMY Awards, where he's nominated for several statues including Record of the Year.

As for Hailey, she's been busy fronting photoshoots for several brands, and recently appeared in the pages of Vogue.

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