It was around that time that Gomez also happened to be dating the youngest of the brothers, Nick Jonas (Lovato would later briefly date Joe Jonas).
For anyone who is curious as to why this is a big deal, here's a recap of events: the duo first met in 2002 when they appeared on the television show .
She added: "And your life is commented on and your life is written about and fictionalized and all that.
Both of us have kind of stuck it out and hung in there through all the changes we've gone through.
We were both with separate groups of friends and we ran into each other,” Nick said. It was a big group of people and we all had a great time. It was nice to connect and just catch up,” he added.
“I put a dinner together with a bunch of really great people, like the Haim girls, who I love.
The pair quickly struck up a close friendship and have remained BFFs ever since. It was hysterical," Selena revealed of their friendship in an interview with KISS FM.