Selena Gomez makes a rare comment to criticize her drinking after a kidney transplant

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Selena Gomez made an unusual comment in response to a fan’s complaint during her latest TikTok. In her latest videoThe pop star sewed her reaction to Dr. Dawn Bentel explains what “disability” means. “heavy” drinking. “The CDC defines heavy drinking as 15 or more drinks a week for men and eight or more drinks per week for women,”Bentel explains as Gomez cringes sheepishly in the video.

Gomez captioned Gomez’s post “it’s a joke,”However, some of her followers did not find it funny. “So one of your best friends gives you her kidney and you continue to drink excessively. Damn Selena,””One follower commented,” Gomez replied, “It was a joke a—.” Gomez received a kidney replacement in 2017. This was due to her Lupus. Francia Raisa (a fellow actress) donated her replacement kidney.

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Gomez was offended at a joke made in 2020 The Bell Saves the BellReboot: A group of characters debated who donated her kidney. Name dropping Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber. “Selena was really upset by the Saved by the Bell scene about her health and thought of it as bullying and offensive,”You can find more information at Source ET at the time. “She felt as though her kidney transplant, and others who have gone through that, was used as a joke at her expense.” 

The producers of the show had to apologize for the joke. “We apologize. It was never our intention to make light of Selena’s health. We have been in touch with her team and will be making a donation to her charity, The Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research at USC,”Their statement was as follows: Variety. The publication reached out for comment to Gomez’s representatives, but they did not respond immediately. Fans were not only critical of these references, but Francia Raisa – Gomez’s friend who donated her organ to the singer – also voiced concern on social media. She accepted the apology from the show’s producers, but said she was serious and wants everyone to consider this.

“Appreciate the apology but let’s not forget about the donors that potentially felt offended and dismissed from the spray paint written on the wall,” Raisa posted on Twitter. “As a kidney donor, I want to show love and let other donors know that you are not alone. You are seen. You are appreciated. You are so brave and your selfless act is very much appreciated and valued!”