Selena Gomez has sparked rumours that she might be dating former One Direction star Zayn Malik.
Selena, 30, was reportedly seen enjoying a dinner date with Zayn, 30, in New York City with fans of the pop stars keen to know if a new romance is blossoming.
Earlier his month, Selena had kept fans guessing as she revealed she didn't have a crush at the moment and didn't appear to be dating anyone.
Zayn has previously dated model Gigi Hadid has been single since his split from Gigi in October 2021 after the birth of their first child with daughter Khai.
News that Zayn and Selena might be coupling up came after an exchange of texts went viral on TikTok as one fan allegedly spotted the pair enjoying a meal together.
In one text, one user who works at an unnamed restaurant said: "Tell me how Selena Gomez and Zayn just walked into [restaurant] hand in hand making out and I seated them."
Adding further clues to a possible new relationship was eagle eyed fans spotted Zayn now follows Selena back on Instagram, and she's just one of 18 people the singer follows.
This isn't the first time Selena has hinted at a crush on the former One Direction star, as a clip from a red carpet in 2010 shows the actress and singer giggling after being quizzed over which member of One Direction she'd most like to kiss.
Ignoring Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan, the former Disney star opted for Zayn.
However Selena appeared to throw fans off any signs of a possible love interest as earlier this month the star joked at her lack of relationship status.
The star posted a TikTok video of herself lip-syncing to audio that said: "I hate it when girls are like, 'Oh my God, my crush doesn't even know that I exist.'"
Selena joked: "Like girl, my crush doesn't even exist!"
She added the caption: "Still out here lookin for him lol."
Selena has been previously linked to Charlie Puth, The Weeknd, and Drew Taggart as well as her on and off again romance with Justin Bieber.