The singer/actress announced she is cancelling her Asian & Australian tour, but for good reason.

Selena Gomez on stage in Florida

Selena Gomez on stage in Florida. Image via Fan Pop

The popular online publication, Pop Dust, revealed that Selena Gomez didn’t decide to take time off to go to rehab or for another superficial reason. Reportedly, the singer/actress is suffering from Lupus, a systematic disease which affects the joints, skin, kidneys, blood cells, heart and lungs.  About 5 million people worldwide have this condition, but with the support of someone as famous as Selena, awareness could grow exponentially, and so could treatment possibilities. Other celebrities who suffered from the disease include Michael Jackson, Toni Braxton and Seal.

Selena Gomez posted a selfie captioned "Finally home :)" yesterday.

Selena Gomez posted a selfie in sunglasses captioned “Finally home :)” yesterday. Image via her Instagram

Selena Gomez cancelled the Australian and Asian part of her Stars Dance tour two weeks ago, stating: “My fans are so important to me and I would never want to disappoint them. But it has become clear to me and those close to me that after many years of putting my work first, I need to spend some time on myself in order to be the best person I can be.” Even though she hasn’t confirmed or denied these Lupus rumors, but the disease would indeed require her to take some time off, relax and get proper treatment in order to live a normal life. Pop Dust reports that a source told stated: “Selena has been going full throttle the past few years and her Lupus is really catching up with her right now.” Hollywood Life, however, had a source stating that Selena is actually still recovering from her big Justin Bieber breakup this year. Which one do you think it is?