"I want people to remember me for my heart," the actor, who in 2018 was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, told Elle magazine.
Fans had called out "The Good Fight" this week for including a line about Gomez's health in a scene about "cancel culture."
Viewers blasted the Paramount+ series for making light of "a life-threatening situation," adding that the star and her donor "deserve better."
The actor and singer has been gracing the red carpet for nearly 15 years.
"It's hard to keep doing music when people don't necessarily take you seriously," Gomez told Vogue in a new interview.
The singer tweeted that “Facebook is going to be responsible for thousands of deaths if they don’t take action now!”
An episode of Peacock's “Saved By The Bell” reboot sparked major outrage for insensitive jokes about the singer’s lifesaving transplant surgery.
The actor and singer has signed on to portray Silvia Vásquez-Lavado, the first openly gay woman to scale the Seven Summits, in the upcoming biopic.
The royal revealed her own scar — from scoliosis surgery at age 12 — on her wedding day.
The singer said she finally feels "confident in who I am and what I went through."