Selena Gomez is taking a break to take care of herself.
The singer says she’s taking a break to deal with anxiety, panic attacks and depression stemming from her battle with lupus.
In a statement to People Magazine USA, she comments that the side effects of the autoimmune disease, “their own challenges.”
The star says she wants “to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off.” In sharing her struggles, she hopes “others will be encouraged to address their own issues.”
Selena has cleared her calendar for the year and cancelled all of her touring commitments.
Sending all our love to Selena.