Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin may have made headlines after being spotted hanging together in Miami and making out in New York City, but despite rumors (and a curiously placed ring), the two certainly haven't walked down the aisle together.

After being seen out and about wearing a ring on his left ring finger, some eagle-eyed Beliebers wondered if the Biebs and his model girlfriend had secretly gotten hitched. Sources tell TMZ, however, that the jewelry was just part of a ploy to prank the pesky paparazzi.

"Justin wanted to play a prank on paps by slipping a band on his left ring finger. He figured he'd sit back and watch the internet explode — and that's pretty much what happened," TMZ wrote on Thursday (June 21).

Their source added that "as of now, there are zero plans for a wedding — Justin and Hailey are still just enjoying each other's company."

Baldwin was previously linked to Shawn Mendes as recently as May — the two attended the Met Gala together — but Mendes maintains that he and the model have a platonic relationship, and that if she and Bieber are dating, he supports the pairing.

"I love them both. They're both really awesome people," he said.

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