Selena Gomez is putting in her two cents about organ transplant jokes.
The Rare Beauty founder got wind of “The Good Fight’s” recent episode where they poked fun at her kidney transplant.
Sel underwent a kidney transplant in 2017 after complications from Lupus. Selena’s dear friend Francía Raisa was her organ donor after nobody in her family was a match.
The Blast previously reported about “The Good Fight” using Selena’s kidney transplant as a joke in the fourth episode of season five.
During the episode, the conversation of comedy and cancel culture comes up during a scene where a comedy streaming executive (Del) asks another character (Liz) to conduct a sensitivity read on one of his comedians.
A group of characters discuss what is off limits in comedy. Topics such as necrophilia, autism and Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant are discussed.
When will people stop doing this !!! RESPECT SELENA GOMEZ pic.twitter.com/QdLX2PUTYo
— me Lᴊ (@ikonictobi3) August 3, 2021
Selenators quickly got “Respect Selena Gomez” trending on Twitter, and the actress heard their cries.
The “Kill Em With Kindness” singer took to Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday, August 3, and hit back at the TV show.
She wrote, “I am not sure how writing jokes about organ transplants for television shows has become a thing but sadly it has apparently.”
Selena SLAMS ‘Tasteless Jokes’
‘TGF’ isn’t the first show to capitalize and profit off of making jokes about Selena’s life-saving surgery.
The “Saved By The Bell” reboot also made multiple jokes at Selena’s expense.
Selena continued, “I hope in the next writer’s room when one of these tasteless jokes are presented it’s called out immediately and doesn’t make it on air.”
She then gave her fans a shoutout, “My fans always have my back. LOVE YOU.” Selena also included an organ donor sign up link via the swipe up option.
As always, the Selenators were there to back her up and praised her for speaking up.
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One fan replied to Sel’s note on Twitter writing, “As an organ transplant patient, I can say it is no laughing matter. It is a long stressful experience that leaves both the transplanted and their family in tremendous stress.”
Another wrote, “This was a life-or-death situation for Selena. I repeat a life-or-death situation. We all understand how dark humor works. But if Selena tweeted this, she must’ve been genuinely very disappointed. Don’t disregard someone else’s feelings by saying just “skip it.”
Neither Paramount+ nor “The Good Fight’s” official social media accounts have issued an apology or acknowledged Selena’s message.