Are we looking at another popstar super couple? That's been the question on everybody's lips with Selena Gomez having been spotted in the company of One Direction's Niall Horan a few times recently. Alas, the former girlfriend of Justin Bieber is denying any suggestion of a new romance.

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After Gomez and Horan were seen leaving Jenna Dewan-Tatum's 35th birthday party together on December 4th 2015, the rumour mill got swiftly up and running. Immediately, supposed witnesses flocked to Entertainment Tonight to make claims that they were seen kissing at the event and being very 'flirty' together. Since then, she has been seen backstage at the finale of the UK version of 'The X Factor' where One Direction were performing their songs 'Infinity' and 'History' at Wembley Stadium.

But it seems the pair are very much just friends - at least according to Gomez, who's still not out of the spotlight for her past relationship with Bieber. 'Oh my God! No', Gomez told ET during the Billboard's 10th Annual Women in Music event on December 11th, when asked whether or not it was true she was dating Horan. 'I love him, I always have. He's amazing.' (Just to clarify, when celebs say they 'love' someone, they are definitely JUST friends with that person.)

Further 'proof' that the couple are unlikely to be, well, just that; 'a couple'; came with Gomez's insistence that she's actually interested in older guys at the moment - and Horan is nearly a year younger than her at 22-years-old. 'I feel like I look 16 sometimes, which is a bummer, because I would love to date older guys', she confirmed to InStyle UK recently.

If it's not Horan, however, it's someone else in gossip world; no matter how much she says she's moved on, people will still circulate speculation that she's getting back together with Bieber. She shot this suggestion down too though, when she vocally supported One Direction's new album over JB's after a fan query on Instagram.

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