Published Tuesday, 13 November 2012
The pop pair reportedly parted ways last month, and news of the rumoured split hit the headlines over the weekend.
Gomez and Bieber have yet to confirm the speculation, but the singer/actress faced the press on the red carpet for the annual prizegiving by America's Glamour magazine.
Despite dodging questions about her romance woes, the star smiled for the cameras before being presented with the Independent Spirit Award by Ethan Hawke for her film, music and charity work.
Other famous faces who received prizes during the bash at New York's Carnegie Hall include actress Lena Dunham, famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, and America's female Olympic gold medal winners.