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Selena Gomez: Offscreen Sister Act

The ”Ramona and Beezus” star talks about playing costar Joey King’s older sister

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Though Selena Gomez is an only child, she had no trouble playing an older sister in Ramona and Beezus. The 18-year-old, who recently announced plans to leave Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place, says she bonded quickly with costar Joey King, who turns 11 this month. ”We hung out every single day,” says Gomez. ”She ended up basically becoming my little sister.”