The Weeknd Took a 12-Hour Flight Just to Have a Birthday Lunch with Selena

Most romantic red-eye ever?

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This weekend, Selena Gomez celebrated her 25th birthday. On Saturday, she had a low-key party with friends, but her boyfriend, Abel Tesfaye (better known as The Weeknd), wasn't able to attend.

Abel had a good reason for missing the party—he was in Paris, performing at Lollapalooza, ET Online reports.

But that didn't stop him from celebrating the milestone with Selena in person. He jetted back to Los Angeles after his performance and the couple was spotted on a lunch date on Sunday.

For those keeping score at home, Abel took a 12-hour flight to have a one-hour birthday lunch with his girlfriend. How's that for relationship goals?

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Kayleigh Roberts
Kayleigh Roberts

Kayleigh Roberts is the weekend editor at Marie Claire, covering celebrity and entertainment news, from actual royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle to Hollywood royalty, like Katie Holmes and Chrissy Teigen. She’s a Ravenclaw who would do great things in Slytherin. To learn more about her, google “Leslie Knope eating salad GIF.