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Selena Gomez's Mom Mandy Teefey Reacts to Body Shamers, Reveals She Battled Life-Threatening Double Pneumonia

Selena Gomez's Mom Mandy Teefey Reacts to Body Shamers, Reveals She Battled Life-Threatening Double Pneumonia

Selena Gomez is slamming the haters.

On Friday (November 19), Mandy Teefey took to social media to react to body shamers criticizing her appearance on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine, while revealing that she recently battled life-threatening double pneumonia.

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“I wasn’t ever going to discuss this, but I knew when the Entrepreneur cover came out comments on my weight were going to be DM’d to me. I just posted a polite offer instead of the name calling,” Mandy wrote on Instagram along with a screenshot of someone offering to help her lose weight.

She went to reveal that she had just been released from the hospital shortly before posing for the cover with Selena, 29.

“But, I was out of the hospital for maybe 3 1/2 weeks from double pneumonia. I was told I had days to live,” Mandy explained. “I had miracle Drs and love from my family and friends to keep me going. I fought. The Drs fought and I was one of the few who made it out. I gained 60lbs plus inflammation from the infection.”

Along with her message, Mandy shared several photos of herself hooked up to machines while in the hospital.

“I never gave up on myself or Wondermind coming to reality. I had zero business to be at a photo shoot,” Mandy continued. “So, yesterday was a beautiful day for many reasons filled with personal attacks. I’m healthy and I will work on myself at my pace. It’s a miracle I am here and could careless if that means I’m a 16 instead of an 8. Much love to everyone. Let’s Wondermind!!! XO picture one was two days to live, picture two the day I was released.”

We’re glad to hear Mandy is feeling better.

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