They were later pictured sitting side by side in the venue, with Selena Gomez resting her hand on Justin Bieber's left knee - and they spent the evening in each other's company again on Tuesday to celebrate the pop hunk's 17th birthday.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were caught on camera heading to Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant in Los Angeles to mark Bieber's big day - although the Disney star attempted to avoid photographers by covering her face with her hands.