Will Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Be Dating Soon?

Justin Bieber might not be making a love connection with Kim Kardashian, but don’t worry too much about the “Baby” singer’s love life: It appears that he’s already set his sights on his next potential conquest—Selena Gomez.

A source tells Canadian celebrity gossip writer Zack Taylor (via Aces Showbiz) that Bieber and Gomez, who’ve developed a close friendship over the past year or so, might be preparing to take their relationship to the next level soon:

“They have formed a very close friendship over the past year, and it’s obvious to all of us who know them personally that they like each other more than ‘just friends.’ It wouldn’t surprise me if they dated in the future.”

While the source adds that neither Gomez and Bieber currently “have time” for a relationship, they keep in near-constant contact with each other, and schedule meet-ups whenever possible:

“[T]hey do message each other almost everyday and try to hang whenever they are in the same area.”

In the past, Bieber, 16, has admitted that he finds the Wizards of Waverly Place actress—who turned 18 on July 22—attractive, gushing,

“I think she is cute. I think she is a cutie.”

If Gomez is anything like every other female in her age bracket, the sentiment is no doubt mutual. But do you think they will actually act on that attraction and start dating? Share your predictions in the comments section.

And make sure to consult The Holy Bieble for guidance on all things Bieber-related.

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