Illnesses are a painfully human aspect of daily life. Chronic diseases are one of the biggest challenges many people have to face in their lives. And celebs certainly aren’t immune to developing and battling serious illnesses. You may not have known these celebs were struggling with their health but we wish them the best:

Selena Gomez


The musician and former Disney Channel star recently came forward with her health battle. After rumors that she was going to rehab circulated, Gomez revealed her real struggle: she had lupus and was going to chemotherapy to fight it. Lupus is a serious immune system disorder where your body attacks its own organs and tissues.