Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber confirmed their relationship last month

Selena Gomez has reportedly spent hours crying down the phone to boyfriend Justin Bieber because of the abuse she's suffering from his fans.

Selena's been bombarded with hate mail and death threats from Justin's fans - Beliebers - since the couple stepped out together at Vanity Fair's post-Oscars party last month.

'It's hard. It hurts, it really does,' Selena, 18, tells Z100.

'I don't feel like I'm doing anything wrong.

'I've been best friends with him for a very long time.

'It does hurt my feelings a lot, but I try not to focus on it.

'I have a great family and great fans.'

Justin's currently touring the UK while Selena promotes her new single in America.

'@selenagomez I miss you,' Justin recently Tweeted.

'@justinbieber I miss all of y'all,' Selena replied. 

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