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Selena Gomez clears she did not go to rehab, discussed struggles about having lupus

15 April 2016 Entertainment News

Fourth Estate Staff

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Selena Gomez has finally talked about the reports in the past that she checked into a rehabilitation facility back in January 2014 and also discussed her struggles regarding having lupus.

The singers was photographed for the latest issue of GQ magazine and in the interview, she shared that she did spend a lot of time revamping her image from the year 2014 to 2015. She noted that she dropped her manager, who was her mother back then, and let go of her Disney Channel roots as she officially signed with Interscope Records. In October 2015, she went on to release her album entitled “Revival.”

The “Hands To Myself” shared: "First off, this is something that everyone always wants to fixate on. I got diagnosed with lupus. My mom had a very public miscarriage. So I had to cancel my tour. I needed time to just be okay and I was going through leukemia." It was unclear what she meant with leukemia but sources said the singer meant chemotherapy.

She continued to say that she went to two different locations for getting treatment and that it was frustrating for her because she is 100 percent allowed to have that but people think otherwise. The singer revealed that aside from her family and close friends, she told one boy about her condition.

The former girlfriend of Justin Bieber added that the kid would not look her in the eye and she wanted to get his attention. She then asked the kid to ask her anything he wants. The boy then asked, “Have you ever dealt with anything like this?” She answered, “I have lupus. I was in the ICU for two and a half weeks. I was in this exact same room.” Gomez added that after saying such, the boy looked at her for the first time.

As for her diagnosis, she revealed that it is slowly dissolving the older she gets. She insisted that people mistook her chemotherapy sessions for entering a rehab facility.