Selena Gomez has spoken out about the negative impact online bullying had on her in a new docuseries called “Dear….” released by Apple TV+.She revealed that she was not as strong as she appeared and was deeply affected by body-shaming comments.Gomez was quick to condemn those who made hurtful remarks and has been an advocate for body positivity and mental health.
Gomez admitted that she would often post pictures on social media to encourage herself not to let the negative comments affect her.However, in reality, she would cry her eyes out in her room.The singer said she would often post pictures saying that she was not bothered, but in reality, she didn’t want to let others going through the same thing be affected.
Gomez also revealed that she was diagnosed with lupus in 2014, which causes her to gain weight due to side effects.
Despite this, she was often shamed for her appearance.The singer said that she holds a lot of water weight when taking medication for lupus, which causes her weight to fluctuate.
She encourages people to not be ashamed of anything and to remember that nobody knows their full story.Gomez believes that people should not be shamed for who they are, what they look like, or who they love.
In a related news, Selena Gomez expressed her gratitude for her friendship with Francia Raisa, as she opened up about her journey with the autoimmune disease.Gomez revealed that when she was in need of a kidney transplant, Francia immediately stepped forward and insisted on getting tested to see if she was a match.Within three days, they received the good news that Francia was indeed a match, which left Gomez feeling extremely fortunate and grateful for her friend’s selflessness.