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Selena Gomez Responds to “Tasteless” Kidney Transplant Reference in ‘The Good Fight’

The controversy comes not long after Peacock’s 'Saved by the Bell' reboot was criticized for the same offense late last year.

8/4/2021 5:40:00 AM

Selena Gomez and her fans are calling out a recent episode of TheGoodFight for referencing the former Disney star’s kidney transplant.

The controversy comes not long after Peacock’s 'Saved by the Bell' reboot was criticized for the same offense late last year.

for referencing the former Disney star’s kidney transplant.In the fourth episode of the Paramount+ show’s fifth season, a comedy television executive (Wayne Brady) asks Liz (Audra McDonald) to put together a sensitivity read for one of his comedians. The scene continues on with characters Marissa (Sarah Steele), Jay (Nyambi Nyambi) and Jim (Ifadansi Rashad), as the group contemplates the effects of cancel culture on comedy.

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Jay asks what topics are off-limits, as the group supplies answers including necrophilia, autism and “Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant.”Following backlash over the episode that included fans tweeting “Respect Selena Gomez,” Gomez took to social media herself to discuss the scene. “I am not sure how writing jokes about organ transplants for television shows has become a thing but sadly it has apparently,” Gomez wrote on Twitter and Instagram on Tuesday. “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.”

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An alcoholic trying to sound smart Whining about nothing. Someone's looking for attention. She has misconstrued this. Did she watch the episode? They were giving examples of jokes that would be tasteless. You can't say anything anymore. Ridiculous. Selena’s music is tasteless

Selena Gomez Calls Out 'Tasteless' Kidney Transplant Joke on 'The Good Fight'If you're wondering how there is yet another television joke about Selena Gomez 's kidney transplant, Selena Gomez is too. We are very protective of Selena and this shouldn’t be a joke. Selena is a miracle. She could be retired by now, but she never gives up!👌 WE LOVE YOU SELENA wolvesbysmg WE LOVE YOU SELENA

Selena Gomez Addresses The Good Fight's 'Tasteless' Joke About Her Kidney Transplant - E! Online'I am not sure how writing jokes about organ transplants for television shows has become a thing,' Selena Gomez shared after The Good Fight referenced her health struggles. WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOY SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA But they weren’t making a joke about it, that was kinda the point Guys the series literally said they CAN'T make a joke about it...this is taken so out of context 🤦‍♀️

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Selena Gomez Fans Are Upset Over A 'The Good Fight' Episode That Joked About The Singer's Kidney TransplantThe Selenators strike back. 👀 what a dumb fanbase name Babies. You are all fuckin’ babies. You’d all get mauled to death by squirrels if you actually went outside and stopped staring at your phones and computers. what exactly is funny about a transplant where she could’ve died…?

Selena Gomez Addresses The Good Fight's 'Tasteless' Joke About Her Kidney Transplant - E! Online'I am not sure how writing jokes about organ transplants for television shows has become a thing,' Selena Gomez shared after The Good Fight referenced her health struggles. WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOY SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA WE LOVE YOU SELENA But they weren’t making a joke about it, that was kinda the point Guys the series literally said they CAN'T make a joke about it...this is taken so out of context 🤦‍♀️