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Selena Gomez Is Taking Time Off Due to Anxiety & Depression Stemming From Lupus

Selena Gomez Is Taking Time Off Due to Anxiety & Depression Stemming From Lupus

Selena Gomez is taking some much-needed time off after dealing with anxiety, depression and panic attacks that come as a side effect of her lupus diagnosis, her rep confirms to JustJared.com.

The 24-year-old entertainer has been in the middle of her Revival World Tour but says she is clearing her schedule for the rest of the year.

“As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways. I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges,” she explained in a statement.

Selena added, “I want to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off. Thank you to all my fans for your support. You know how special you are to me, but I need to face this head on to ensure I am doing everything possible to be my best. I know I am not alone by sharing this, I hope others will be encouraged to address their own issues.”

A source close to Selena ensured to People that the break is not alcohol or substance abuse related, adding that she feels “relieved that she can now make more sense of why she was feeling the way she was and is optimistic about the future.”

We hope Selena gets back to feeling like herself as soon as possible!

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  • dalovelee

    All this time people were blaming Justin and now her spat reveal a dent in her sugar and spice it’s all his fault facade. Me thinks Justin was the one being used to boost her career and he was made to look like a heel. Now that he’s been alone and been dating he really has been harmless. She wanted something with Orlando Bloom but he moved on to Katy Perry. Then there’s the cult like friendship with Taylor who didn’t like Justin and now she got problems of her own. They all need to go their separate ways. Take a page from Beyonce’s book, she doesn’t have a squad led by an insecure 20 something pop singer who dictates who her friends are and who they shouldn’t date.

  • Hellfire

    Your english is terrible

  • rubie

    Their is no wrong or right in PUPPY LOVE……They were both young, however, Id love to see her come back strong, get into working out and come back confident with a DONT GIVE A CRAP attitude, date an older man and have some fun..GIRL, LET LOOSE……PLEASE, U look scared all the time!!!!

  • j b

    People should enjoy Selena Gomez’s hot body while they can since she is going to die young from this lupus.

  • Torii Wehling

    I wish her well. Lupus is a very complicated disease.

  • Gina

    Not really. I got the gist. Everything past the first sentence is fine.

  • JEN

    Some of these comments are unbelievable. Lupus is a life long battle. And very serious. Selena is surrounding herself with positive people and taking the advice of her medical staff very seriously. Smart. And her fans will always be here.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    if you care about his english — write correction so he could learn his mistakes, not your super important destructive comment.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    Are we reading the same sites? Selena is surrounded by insecure, hateful, fame greedy fakes who loves create drama and play victims.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    She get anxiety, panic attacks and depression from exhausting touring with pre-recorded vocal for money she don’t need and media dramas she creates, not from lupus.

    I wonder would she take responsibility for her life one day or she would play innocent victim till 70 years old?

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  • woodwindfanatic

    OK, no offence but
    1. these big artists need to be appreciative and considerate of the fans who buy their tickets to see them live on concerts. ITS A BIG DEAL FOR A FAN
    2. artists usually have off days in the middle of their concerts which often are for the artists to relax or rest THATS Y THE DATES ARENT BACK TO BACK

    While i know Lupus has no cure,SELENA WOULD HAVE BEEN TOLD BY HER DOCTORS WITH LUPUS SHE CANT GO ON TOUR AT ALL
    Y begin the tour anyway if you knew you were gonna cancel it?
    Wasnt she the 1 blaming Justin for not caring bout the fans not too long ago? 😎 😏😎 😏 SHAME!

  • Toni gee

    Get well little one.

  • gwen

    You need to spend your time getting well since you love to hijack people’s names.

    You are truly one vindictive evil person. After you spent 2 days manically cranking out 100 (35 on Saturday and 65 on Sunday) posts from an account you created in my name, you decided to post from your Toni Gee account?

    I see that you are now cranking out posts from the other Gwen (gwen @gwenglanvilleaccount) you switched in my name on Aug 31.

    Today Toni Gee is posting from this account:gwen (@gwenglanvilleaccount)

    Originally Toni Gee had the name Magdelene Cleoa on that account, but on Aug 31 at 4 am he changed the account name from Magdelene Cleao to gwen (@gwenglanville)

    Tally of the number of posts that Toni Gee has made in my name:

    Toni Gee has made 334(Aug 25 account) + 77(the account he changed from Magdelene Cloea to Gwen on Aug 31) posts in my name.

  • gwen

    I wish you would get well and stop making posts in my name.

    Toni Gee has made 359(Aug 25 account) + 77(the account he changed from Magdelene Cloea to Gwen on Aug 31) posts in my name!

  • gwen

    I wish you would get well and stop making posts in my name.

    Toni Gee has made 359(Aug 25 account) + 77(the account he changed from Magdelene Cloea to Gwen on Aug 31) posts in my name!

  • Flora James

    Hello
    to everyone in here i am FLORA JAMES from Ohio (UNITED STATE of AMERICA
    ) I have been suffering from ( LUPUS ) disease for the last four years
    and had constant pain, especially in my joint and kidney . During the
    first year,I had faith in God that i would be healed someday.This
    disease started circulate all over my body joint causing me pain and i
    have been taking treatment from my doctor, few weeks ago i came on
    search on the internet if i could get any information concerning the
    prevention of this disease, on my search i saw a testimony of someone
    who has been healed from (Hepatitis B and Cancer) by this Man DR IMONAH
    and she also gave the email address of this man and advise we should
    contact him for any sickness that he would be of help, so i wrote to DR
    IMONAH telling him about my (LUPUS) he told me not to worry that i was
    going to be cured!! hmm i never believed it,, well after all the
    procedures and remedy given to me by this man few weeks later i started
    experiencing changes all over me as the Doctor assured me that i am
    cured,after some time i went to my doctor to confirmed if i have be
    finally healed behold it was TRUE, So friends my advise is if you have
    such sickness or any other sickness or problem at all you can email DR
    IMONAH on :(drimonahspiritualtemple@gmail.com)
    sir i am indeed grateful for the help i will forever recommend you to
    my friends and to share this to every one that have any of this
    sickness!!!…………………………………………..

  • gillian noel

    Have been suffering from (LUPUS) disease for the past four years and had constant pain, especially in my knees. During the first year,I had faith in God that i would be healed someday.This disease started circulating all over my body and i have been taking treatment from my doctor, few weeks ago i came on search on the internet if i could get any information concerning the prevention of this disease, on my search i saw a testimony of someone who has been healed from (HERPES VIRUS) by this Man Dr Osemudiamen and she also gave the email address of this man and advise we should contact him for any sickness that he would be of help, so i wrote to Dr.Osemudiamen telling him about my (LUPUS) he told me not to worry that i was going to be cured!! hmm i never believed it,well after all the procedures and remedy given to me by this man few weeks later i started experiencing changes all over me as the Dr assured me that i have cured,after some time i went to my doctor to confirmed if i have be finally healed behold it was TRUE, So friends my advise is if you have such sickness or any other at all you can email: drosemudiamenspellhome@gmail.com or call +2347038110398. He told me that he also help people to cure HERPES VIRUS and also help people to bring their ex lover back. contact dr Osemudiamen if you have any problem. email: drosemudiamenspellhome@gmail.com

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