Austin Mahone denies Selena Gomez dating rumors

ANI| Updated: Jan 30, 2014, 14:02 PM IST

Washington: American pop star Austin Mahone has denied rumors that he`s seeing Justin Bieber `s former flame Selena Gomez, saying that they are just friends.

The 17-year-old singer asserted that the `Come and Get it` hit maker is cool and pretty, and every time he`s in LA, they hang out, People Magazine reported.

Meanwhile, a source close to both the stars told the publication that the duo has been hanging out over the last few months and respects each other, but they are certainly not dating.