While Selena Gomez was being interviewed by Ryan Seacrest during her E! Special, he mentioned Justin Bieber's over-obsessed fans, and Selena said she totally understood what they're going through because she had once felt the same way about another former pop superstar — Jesse McCartney!

In her interview, Selena said, "I understand it. I was in love with Jesse McCartney when I was younger. I was 13 and he was my life, everything to me."

Well, it turns out Jesse might have a thing for Selena, too! In a recent interview with Access Hollywood, Jesse was asked his thoughts on Selena's response saying, "That’s very flattering. I love Selena. She’s amazing, she’s a great little singer."

Jesse said his Selena-obsessed friend was the one who got extremely excited when he saw what she said and passed it along to him.

”[He told me,] ‘Dude, you need to date her! This is your in,’” Jesse said.

Now at 26 years old, Jesse knows the age gap between 21-year-old Selena and himself isn't as weird as it would have been when Selena was 13 and acknowledged the difference, saying, “Doesn’t seem that far off now… Well, who knows. I don’t want to upset the Biebs. I’ve met him a couple of times.”

Even though he seemed like he didn't want to admit it in the interview, it looks like Jesse might have a thing for Sel! Now that she's officially single, maybe the two will end up really hitting things off.

Do you think Jesse and Selena would make a cute couple? Let us know in the comments!

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