Selena Gomez made it clear that she can make fun of herself online – and that she isn’t there for people who can’t stand a joke.
On Tuesday, November 30, the 29-year-old “Rare” singer shared a TikTok video of her reaction to Dr Dawn BentelThe explanation of the “heavy drinking” of alcohol consumption.
“The CDC defines binge drinking as 15 or more drinks a week for men,” the doctor said in the clip. “And eight or more drinks a week for women.”
Gomez, who makes worried faces in his response to Bentel’s definition of “heavy” alcohol consumption, captioned his duo on the social media app: “That’s a joke. “
In the comments section of the article, a social media user replied, “So one of your best friends gives you his kidney and you continue to drink excessively. Shit Selena.
The former Disney star hit back, “It was a joke.”
Gomez underwent a kidney transplant in the midst of a battle with lupus in 2017. Family friend and actress Francia Raisa donated his organ to Only the murders in the building Star.
“My kidneys were closing. My mentality was to keep going, ”Gomez said in a joint interview with Raisa, 33, on the Today show at the time. “She lived with me during this interesting time when my kidneys had just been made. That was it, and I didn’t want to ask anyone in my life. The idea of asking someone to do it was really hard for me. She volunteered and did it. Let alone someone who wants to volunteer, it is incredibly difficult to find a match. The fact that she matches, I mean, it’s amazing. It is not real.
The Grammy nominee’s two-hour surgery took six hours due to complications.
“It’s really hard to think about or even swallow,” Gomez said at the time of how the The Secret Life of the American Teenager alum changed her life with her donation. “My energy and my life have been better. “
The “Lose You to Love Me” singer has applauded remarks about her kidney transplant in the past. Back in 2020, the Saved by the Bell reboot cut a joke about who donated an organ to Gomez amid a backlash for the joke. Months later The good fight mocked the controversy and canceled the crop during a Season 5 episode of the CBS All Access show.
“I don’t know how to write organ transplant jokes for TV shows has become a thing, but unfortunately it apparently is,” Gomez tweeted on Aug. 3. immediately and does not go on the air.
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