Selena Gomez was diagnosed with Lupus earlier this year, and in a recent interview, the 23-year-old revealed she underwent chemotherapy for the autoimmune disease.
“I was diagnosed with Lupus, and I’ve been through chemotherapy,” Gomez said.
“That’s what my break was really about. I could’ve had a stroke.” (RELATED: Selena Gomez In Therapy)
Gomez voluntarily checked into a wellness rehab center in Arizona in January, and though tabloids reported it was because she had a partying problem, the singer said she got treatment during her time there. (PHOTOS: That’s Not How You Wear A Towel, Selena Gomez)
“I wanted so badly to say, ‘You guys have no idea. I’m in chemotherapy. You’re assholes.'”
“I locked myself away until I was confident and comfortable again.” (RELATED: Selena Gomez Implies She Lost Her Virginity To Justin Bieber)
“I’m so fucking nice to everybody, and everyone is so vile to me. I’ve been working since I was 7. I’ve been a UNICEF ambassador since I was 17. It’s so disappointing that I’ve become a tabloid story.”