WATCH: Selena Gomez Opens Up About Lupus and Loving Her Body on ‘Ellen’

It’s time for her Revival.

Selena Gomez joined Ellen DeGeneres for some quality girl time to discuss her battle with lupus, dating post-Justin Bieber, and body image empowerment in front of a packed studio audience.

Gomez tells DeGeneres that undergoing chemotherapy for the autoimmune disease lupus has driven her path towards a “Revival”. All the while, the media unknowingly chipped away at her well-being through vicious ‘fat-shaming’ over a photo of the singer in a bikini where she looks healthy and happy.

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CREDIT: The Ellen DeGeneres Show

“It was weird because it’s not just oh she’s fat. It’s like she’s a mess. She’s gone off the deep end.”

Gomez fired back with indisputable confidence the next day, posting a selfie that showed off her gorgeous curves.

I love being happy with me yall #theresmoretolove 😂

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She said of the haters, “I don’t want them to win. It’s so annoying when I see it all over the place and everybody thinks they can bring me down … I wasn’t gonna let that be the story. That wasn’t the story.”

BFF Taylor Swift may not be Gomez’s wingwoman, but the singer is doing just fine on her own dating men from in and outside of Hollywood.

It’s weird because I don’t know if I want someone who’s in the industry. Who’s not. Who kind of gets it. Who doesn’t. I don’t know. It’s weird.”

Watch Selena Gomez catch up with Ellen Degeneres in the video featured at the top of the page. Catch her full episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday, Oct. 9.