Justin Bieber has turned to ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez during hard times, London's the Daily Mirror reports.

The former couple had a famous falling-out, but with Bieber experiencing a backlash of public scrutiny for everything from gas masks, wearing no shirt, showing up unapologetically late to his own show and attacking London paparazzi—Bieber needed his 'baby' back.

According to the Daily Mirror article, Bieber has recently gotten in touch with Gomez to see if there is a chance they could get back together and if she could help him out with support during this difficult time in his career and personal life. Even Justin's mother, Pattie, has reportedly been trying to get the couple back together to resolve their differences.

"The hope is that they will meet up somewhere quiet within the next three weeks," Pattie Bieber said. "Both have use of a private jet so distance isn't a problem." 

Other reports indicate that Gomez hasn't jumped at the chance to get back together with Bieber just yet. Gomez has moved on with her personal life and finds some of his wild antics embarassing. Sources indicated that she is looking for a more mature relationship, and have said about the situation, "she finds Justin to be embarrassing since their break-up. He's turned into exactly the kind of person she'd never want to be with." 

Bieber, who has canceled his Portgual show reportedly because of low ticket sales, took to Twitter to refute claims that he backed out of an appearance on UK's Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. A spokesperson stated that Bieber was "unavailable" to appear on the show due to "prior commitments," however, Justin felt the need to defend himself further.

"i was always scheduled to leave the UK that day...and I loved every show I had at the O2 this past week. the UK Beliebers are incredible."

He concluded his tweets by saying, "i love my #beliebers - relax. i always got u. always gonna be there. much love, i will be back. and i will see u again. and I am grateful for all of u. U are what made some of the other stuff ;) worth it."