By MARISSA CHARLES
Cover girl: Selena Gomez appears on the front of the March issue of US Cosmopolitan
Anyone who doubted that Selena Gomez has left her child star days behind her need only pick up the new issue of Cosmopolitan.
The former Wizards of Waverly Place actress appears on the front cover of the US March edition.
The fresh-faced teen who got her break on the Disney Channel has been replaced with a cleavage-baring young lady just months away from her 20th birthday.
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The actress and singer appears on the front cover in a pink, sleeveless dress with a plunging neckline. In the accompanying interview she gushes about being one half of a celebrity teen couple. Gomez, who is dating 17-year-old pop star Justin Bieber, tells Cosmopolitan: 'I'm just like every 19-year-old girl.
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'If you're in love, you're in love to the fullest, and you just want to go to the movies, hang out, and be as normal as possible.
'I'm fortunate that I've found someone who has that philosophy.'
Gomez has just finished filming her final episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place, the Disney series that for five years has enchanted children and teens around the world.
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Cosmopolitan is running with the daring Gomez photo just a month after the February issue that featured Dakota Fanning in a low-cut dress.
The cover caused an uproar online when the 17-year-old former child star appeared, hand on hip, in a slinky, low-cut dress.
The new issue of Cosmopolitan will be on US newsstands from February 7.
To read more of the interview with Selena Gomez go to Cosmopolitan.com.