Selena Gomez on ‘My Mind & Me’ Doc: ‘Knowledge Eliminates Fear’
Selena Gomez attends AFI Fest 2022 – ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind And Me’ Opening Night World Premiere at TCL Chinese Theater on November 02, 2022 in Hollywood, California.
Selena Gomez announces everything to the world tomorrow with her mental health documentary, My mind and me. Talk to rolling stone ahead of the release, Gomez revealed to the publication that the doc’s brutality almost knocked him out of the release.
“I’m so nervous,” she said. “Because I have the platform that I have, it’s kind of like I’m sacrificing myself a bit for a bigger goal. I don’t want this to sound dramatic, but I almost wasn’t going to post it. God’s honest truth, a few weeks ago I wasn’t sure I could do it.
The Only murders in the building The star reveals that she has been to four treatment centers, telling the publication. “I think when I started to hit my twenties was when it started to get really dark, when I started to feel like I couldn’t control how I felt, whether it was really good or truly bad.” Her ups and downs lasted for weeks or months at a time and she couldn’t sleep for days.
“It would start with depression and then it would go into isolation,” she says. “Then it was just that I couldn’t move from my bed. I didn’t want to be spoken to. My friends brought me food because they loved me, but none of us knew what that it was. Sometimes I’d been in bed for weeks, until even walking down the stairs made me breathless. She never attempted suicide, but spent a few years thinking about it.” I thought the world would be a better place if I wasn’t there.”
Gomez, 30, struggled with a lupus diagnosis that nearly led to her death, public breakups and a diagnosis of bipolar disorder — to name just some of her main struggles. In 2018, the Disney alum experienced psychosis, where she ended up in a treatment center and spent several months suspended in paranoia. Her friends said she was unrecognizable at this point in her life. “It took a lot of work for me to (a) accept that I was bipolar, but (b) learn to deal with it because it wasn’t going away,” Gomez said.
At one point in the documentary, Gomez compares learning about her bipolar disorder to reading about thunder and lightning as a child to help calm her fear of storms – what she said Billboard she still uses it today. “Knowledge eliminates fear in my opinion because then you start to have a relationship with your mental health, so I would suggest learning as much as you can,” she shared as advice to those going through struggles. similar to those she went through.
The singer released a new single today, featuring the same name from her documentary. Gomez teased her return to music when the documentary premiered at the AFI Festival on Wednesday night, telling Variety this new music will arrive “hopefully next year”. As for a tour, she said, “Maybe! I say. I should, right? »
my mind and merealized by Madonna: truth or dare documentary filmmaker Alek Keshishian, arrives on AppleTV+ on Friday, November 4.