Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez has reportedly entered rehab.

The 24-year-old star is said to be staying at a facility in Nashville, Tennessee, to "focus on her mental health", just weeks after announcing she was taking some time off after suffering from "anxiety, panic attacks and depression" because of her lupus condition.

A source close to the singer told Us Weekly magazine: "Selena is dealing with lupus, but this break is to focus on her mental health. She can go to a very dark place."

Multiple sources confirmed to the publication that the 'Good For You' hitmaker has been recovering at the treatment facility, which is described as a "private and quiet place", but "super intense".

It is not known when Selena - who went to rehab for the first time in 2014 after undergoing chemotherapy to combat the chronic autoimmune disease in 2013 - might return to the studio.

A music industry source added: "She was supposed to be recording, but she hasn't told anyone when she'll be back in studio."

In August, Selena cancelled the remaining 34 dates on her 'Revival Tour' to maintain her "health and happiness" and manage the side effects of lupus.

She said at the time: "As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways.

"I've discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges.

"I want to be proactive and focus on maintaining my health and happiness and have decided that the best way forward is to take some time off.

"Thank you to all my fans for your support. You know how special you are to me, but I need to face this head on to ensure I am doing everything possible to be my best. I know I am not alone by sharing this, I hope others will be encouraged to address their own issues."

Selena confirmed she was suffering from lupus last year.

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