On September 8, Apple TV + announced the release of the documentary titled My mind and I that traces the life of Selena Gomez, facing her physical and mental health challenges during the last six years of her life.
The 30-year-old singer has never withheld details about her health, including her autoimmune disease lupus, for which she underwent a kidney transplant, as well as her struggles with anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder.
Perhaps it is his directness that attracted Alek Keshishian (Madonna: Truth or Dare), the director behind Selena Gomez: My mind and I, the “raw and intimate” documentary detailing the darkest moments of his terrifying battle with some of the toughest health conditions.
Unfortunately, like millions of people in the world, the producer and actress of Only Murders in the Building struggled with all of this. However, in his new exclusive project we will also witness his transformation and his gradual return to happiness and normal life.
The official trailer for Selena Gomez: My mind and I It arrived on October 10, on the occasion of World Mental Health Day. From the first minutes of the emotional and intense trailer we see the interpreter of Lose you to love me break down in tears when talking about their recurring health problems.
Nobody cares what you do. It’s about who I am, about being okay with who I am. I am grateful to be alive.
Showing the audience different scenes of her life, whether it be rehearsals or makeup, waking up in suites hotel, walking through cameras around her or even from her hospital bed receiving her treatments in tears and fleeing from the paparazzi, the interpreter of wolves opens to fans like never before:
Let me make a promise: I will stop living like this. But how do I learn to breathe again?
In 2014, Selena found out that she had lupus. Since then, she has always been honest with her fans. In 2017, the disease deteriorated her health to such an extent that she ended up with a kidney transplant. Later, she shared her long battle with anxiety and depression.
Later in 2020, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. It was at that moment that the singer became aware of her condition and began a series of treatments to combat her bipolar anxiety and depression at the same time. The Rare Beauty founder continued:
All my life, since I was a child, I have been working. I don’t want to be super famous, but I know that if I’m here, I have to use that for good. What makes me happy is the connection and it helps me get out of my head. I’m still here to use what I have to help other people.
Selena Gomez is very involved in the cause of mental health. She created WonderMind, the first ecosystem of fitness Mental health in the world, whose objective is to democratize and destigmatize mental health problems.
In addition, on numerous occasions, the actress and singer has participated in events on-line to share his experience and his long struggle. It is in this continuity that Selena Gomez worked on the documentary My mind and I production that we will have the opportunity to see from November 4, exclusively on Apple TV +.