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Christina Applegate shares her crush on immunocompromised celebrity Selena Gomez.
“To @selenagomez watching your documentary,” Applegate wrote in a tweet. “From one immunocompromised to another. I’m here xo.”
In her emotional new Apple TV+ documentary, Gomez, 30, talks about mental health, lupus and her ups and downs over the past six years of her life.
Applegate, 50, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2021 and has been open about her struggles with the disease.
“MS and Lulus are sisters from other mothers and a dad who has a weird truck,” Applegate wrote to Gomez. “Xo. Good on you kid for opening your life to those who need an eye open.”
Both MS and lupus leave people with weakened immune systems, leaving them extremely susceptible to infections.
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In Gomez’s documentary, directed by Alek Keshishian, the pop star and actress opens up about her physical and internal struggles.
From body image issues to painful lupus flare-ups and, of course, her ongoing journey with mental health, Gomez bravely invites fans into her life.
“I’m kind of scared. A lot of people are going to see this whole other side of me — and I’m like, ‘I hope they like it,'” she told Kelly Clarkson earlier this month during an appearance on her. talk show.
Applegate recently revealed that she is “never going to accept” being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
In an interview with The New York TimesThe Anchorman The star offered an honest perspective on the disease and how it has affected her career.
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“There was a sense of, ‘Well, let’s get her some medicine to make her better,'” Applegate said of her initial diagnosis. “And there’s no better one. But it was good for me. I had to process the loss of my life, the loss of that part of me. So I needed that time.”
The actress was diagnosed in August 2021 while filming the third season of her Netflix drama Dead to me, and the show halted production so she could begin treatment. Now he looks back on filming with MS with mixed emotions.
“It’s not like I came out the other side, like, ‘Wow, I’m really good,'” she told the Times. “Accept? No. I’m never going to accept this. I’m pissed.”
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The Married with children The alum also shared that her appearance has changed since her diagnosis, and it’s evident in the new season, which premieres on November 17.
“This is the first time anyone will see me as I am,” he said. “I’ve put on 40 pounds, I can’t walk without a cane. I want people to know that I’m very aware of all this.”
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