If you’ve been following Selena Gomez on TikTok this year, I don’t need to tell you that her content is generally pretty funny. Whether she’s re-enacting classic sitcom scenes with her little sister or simply trolling, there’s often a lot of humor.
So when Selena shared a video yesterday focusing on her witty reaction to a healthcare professional’s definition of “heavy drinking,” the tone was very close to the mark.
It was pretty obvious that Selena’s reactions in the clip, which seemed to express shock or concern, were purely grotesque. But the Only the murders in the building The star still said “it’s a joke” in the caption of his message.
Even so, some people took to the comments section of the TikTok video with critical words. These responses mainly criticized Selena for consuming alcohol – again, that was a joke! – after having undergone a kidney transplant.
Either way, Selena quickly ended the criticism. After one user commented, “So one of your best friends gives you his kidney and you keep drinking excessively.” Shit Selena, ”Selena wrote,“ That was a joke. “
Selena underwent a kidney transplant in 2017, following her diagnosis of lupus. Her friend and fellow actress Francia Raisa was her organ donor.
You can read more about the procedure here.