Suni Lee Reveals Hailey Bieber Made a Heartwarming Gesture to Her After Met Gala 2021- “She’s So Nice!”

Published 12/31/2021, 8:00 AM EST


After her gold medal-winning performance at Tokyo Olympics 2020, Suni Lee has been on top of the world. A global celebrity, attending different events has become customary for Suni as she also appeared at the Met Gala. Notably, among the many artists present, pop icon Justin Bieber was a face that fascinated everyone in the crowd, including Suni as well.

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However, on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Lee revealed how she got cold feet when she had the chance to meet Justin. She also talked about feeling star-struck when confronted by Hailey Bieber.

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Suni Lee meets Hailey

In conversation with Ellen, she talked about how excited she was to meet her favorite stars; so much so that she refrained from meeting Justin Bieber. However, she revealed how the American model and Justin’s partner, Hailey Bieber, approached her, leaving her awestruck.

Lee expressed her love for Justin, reminding everyone that she performed to one of his songs on the reality show, ‘Dancing With the Stars’.

She said, “Hailey Bieber actually reached out to me and she was like after she saw that video of me on Ellen talking about Justin Bieber, she reached out and she was like, ‘hey, if you ever need any, like backstage tickets, I got to you’. She’s so nice.”

TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 25: Sunisa Lee of Team United States competes on uneven bars day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 25, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

“And oh, yeah. She was like, ‘Hopefully I see you soon again. And she was like, ‘I’ll definitely be seeing you while we’re on tour’. Oh my god, like, star-struck. star-struck. She’s so nice,” Suni added.

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A huge fan

Lee also revealed how she had blankets and posters of Bieber growing up. In fact, she also joked about kissing Bieber’s posters, revealing the effect Bieber had on her peers as well. Not to forget, the talented singer sold millions of copies worldwide with his song ‘Baby’ as an all-time hit.

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 01: Bronze Medalist Sunisa Lee of Team United States poses with her medal on the podium during the Women’s Uneven Bars Final medal ceremony on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on August 01, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Surely, meeting Justin might have always been a dream for Lee. However, with backstage passes and all exclusive access, her dream might soon turn into reality.

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Jacob Gijy

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Jacob Gijy is a US Sports and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Gijy finished his Masters in Counselling Psychology and worked in a hospital for 2 years before his passion for sports compelled him to find his way to sports journalism. A fan of the great Tim Duncan, he is always ready to pick up a debate with anyone who does not offer the center the respect he deserves.

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