NBC Apologizes For Selena Gomez Kidney Transplant Jokes
Provided By - Video Elephant on December 01, 2020
NBC Universal has apologized to Selena Gomez after its ‘Saved by the Bell’ reboot mocked her kidney transplant.
The jokes were made on the sixth episode of the show.
A student in the show joked that Justin Bieber’s mom was Gomez’s kidney donor.
While in another scene, “Does Selena Gomez even have a kidney?” is written in graffiti on a wall.
It was never our intention to make light of Selena's health. We have been in touch with her team and will be making a donation to her charity, The Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research at USC, NBC said in a statement to CNN.
In 2017, Gomez revealed that she had a kidney transplant after battling lupus for many years