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Selena Gomez Shoots for the 'Stars'

November 06, 2013

Selena Gomez has come a long way since "Barney."

The former child actor, who began her career on the children's program "Barney and Friends" and went on to fame starring in Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place," has matured into one of the true rising stars of the entertainment industry.

The talented 21-year-old Texan has hit it big in Hollywood, having worked on film projects that range from 2012's lightweight animated comedy "Hotel Transylvania" to this year's edgy action flick "Spring Breakers." Gomez also released her first solo album, "Stars Dance," which debuted this summer at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. (She also released three albums with Selena Gomez and the Scene, all of which charted in the Top 10).  Read More