“I don’t even have a Twitter account,” she said, while reading a post about the controversy.
“Whaaat?” she laughed to a friend, who shrugged the news report off.
Whether or not Richie and Bieber last for the long-haul, one thing appears to be true: she likes his music.
Richie and pal Chloe Bartoli sang along on Snapchat to Bieber’s new track with DJ Snake – “Let Me Love You” – while out on a “day of fun.”
For more on Justin Bieber and Sofia Richie’s new relationship, and all the details on drama with his exes, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.
Bieber and Richie’s relationship has been heating up over the last couple weeks, but one source close the 22-year-old singer exclusively tells PEOPLE they won’t be together forever.
“Sofia and Justin are basically on a love-fest right now,” the insider explains, “but it’s virtually impossible where he’s at in his life and career for anything to last with these girls.”
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Before spending time together in Japan – where Bieber was due to perform as part of his Purpose tour – the pair hung out in Laguna Beach and at his Toluca Lake home, says another insider.
“These girls all go crazy for him, but he’s not settling down,” says the source, who adds that the budding couple have “run in the same circle for years.”