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"The reason why she has been one of my best friends is because this person has never ever judged a single decision I've made. She's always met me where I've been. She's encouraged me when I've had nothing to be encouraged about. And I don't know if I would be as strong as I am if I didn't have you and your family because you changed my life."
Instead, it was a moment that instantly silenced the doubters and those left questioning where Selena and Taylor's friendship stands.
No, they don't post selfies together every week on Instagram. And no, they also aren't photographed visiting Hollywood hot spots month after month.
But for almost 13 years, these two pop music superstars have had each other's backs in a town filled with more than a few snakes.