Like many Disney Channel stars, we have watched sweet Selena Gomez grow up before our very eyes.
It seems like just yesterday the brunette beauty was casting spells on Wizards of Waverly Place for a much younger audience. And now, like Miss Gomez herself, her fans are quickly becoming young adults who are open to a much more candid, vulnerable side of the pop star.
Yes, her tumultuous relationship with Justin Bieber made headlines (both good and bad) on a daily basis, but all in all the actress turned crooner has stayed true to her good girl image. Until recently…
Nowadays it seems as though the 23-year-old is shying away from that Disney darling persona more than ever (let's not forget about Spring Breakers) and is unapologetically and undeniably stepped into her role as a strong, sexy starlet.