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MulciberTenebras t1_je0qj1z wrote

>During the show's five-year run, audiences saw Gomez's character have several male love interests, including werewolf Mason (Gregg Sulkin) and bad boy Dean Moriarty (Daniel Samonas).

>However, according to showrunner Peter Murrieta, things could have potentially turned romantic with another female wizard Stevie Nichols, played by Hayley Kiyoko.

>Speaking on Monday's episode of rewatch podcast "Wizards of Waverly Pod," Murrieta, who served as head writer and executive producer during the first three seasons, was asked by hosts and former "WoWP" stars Jennifer Stone and David DeLuise if there was a storyline he wanted to explore but never got the chance to.

>"Easy, easy, easy," he replied. "I wished we could have played more with what was quite obvious to a lot of us was the relationship between Stevie and Alex."

>DeLuise, who portrayed Russo family patriarch Jerry Russo, asked, "Nowadays that could happen, right?"

>"I mean, they did it. Disney Channel has had characters, and they did it," Murrieta said, referencing the animated series "The Owl House"