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Justin Bieber 'lucky' to have Selena Gomez, 'Never Say Never' director says

February 11, 2011 |  4:26 pm

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez While Justin Bieber's fame and fortune easily make him the biggest catch in the teen world, someone thinks the Biebs is the lucky one to be taking up with starlet Selena Gomez.

That would be the singer's "Never Say Never" director, Jon Chu, who caught up with the Ministry while promoting the pop phenom's 3-D flick.

"I just thought, 'Wow, she looks like a movie star!' " Chu said, admitting he was  star-struck over Gomez at Tuesday's premiere, which was also attended by Usher, Diddy, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and Miley Cyrus, to name a few.

"I think Justin's very lucky," the director said about the pair's much discussed relationship.

But, lucky for what? Owning the most epic teen love story to ever grace Twitter? Sushi dates in between stops on his world tour?

"[Lucky] to have such a good friend," Chu said.

Fine, be cagey. But perhaps Chu still sees the child in the pop star, the one who needs not concern himself with affairs of the heart just yet.

"There are those times when it's 2 in the morning and he's playing video games and his mom is yelling at him to go to bed," Chu said of the boy inside Bieber's bravado, "And when he got sick, he needed help, and not like an adult, like a kid who is sick and needs to lean on his mom and grandmom."

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— Matt Donnelly

Photo: Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, both smiling wide at the premiere of "Never Say Never." Credits: Kevin Winter / Getty Images, left; Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images, right.