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Over the years, she's also worked on major and indie films with directors Woody Allen, Jim Jarmusch and many others. She executive produced two films in 2020; the romantic comedy The Broken Hearts Gallery, released in September 2020, to positive reviews, and the teen comedydrama This Is the Year. Around the same time, she produced her popular cooking show Selena + Chef for HBO Max which became a hit during the pandemic. Each episode highlights a food-related charity and features a different guest chef. It ran for four seasons till September 2022, and was nominated for Outstanding Culinary Series at the 50th Daytime Emmy Awards. Gomez won a Critics' Choice Real TV Award for her work on the program. Last year, Food Network had ordered two new projects to be hosted by Gomez. The first —Selena + Chef: Home for the Holidays, a four-part holiday special also produced by Gomez, premiered in winter 2023. An interactive cooking series will premiere in 2024. Last fall, Apple TV+ began streaming Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me. This uniquely raw and intimate documentary captures glimpses of her life and her struggles, and spans her six-year journey into a new light. The documentary was praised for mental health transparency also won the MTV Movie & TV Award for Best Music Documentary. The journey for Gomez has not been easy. She was diagnosed with Lupus as a teen, had a kidney transplant in 2017 and she has checked into treatment facilities more than once to focus on her mental health and other issues. She has also had to grow up in the glare of the social media spotlight. At times, she was the most followed person on Instagram, and became the first person to reach 100 million followers on it. Gomez said she "sort of freaked out" and has since taken several extended breaks from social media, due in part to intense scrutiny of her appearance, private life, and people’s negative comments. In February 2023, she regained her status as the most-followed woman on the platform and became the first woman to reach 400 million followers on it the following month. Gomez is still the most-followed woman on Instagram, in 2024. She knows her posts have power, so she often tries to use her platform to spread positive, empowering messages to her many followers. Gomez pursues her philanthropic interests with the same energy as her career. She works with various charity organizations, focusing on raising awareness about mental health, gender, racial, and LGBTQ+ equality. She also has been a UNICEF ambassador since 2009. Gomez has played an active role in advocating for the world's "most vulnerable children" by participating in several campaigns, events, and initiatives on behalf of the organization. And in addition to the Rare Beauty proceeds, she is also donating 10 percent of the net proceeds from her collaborative cookware line collection with Our Place to support her own Rare Impact Foundation. Next, Gomez will next star opposite Zoe Saldaña in the musical crime comedy Emilia Perez, and she is also set to portray Linda Ronstadt in an upcoming biopic based on her life. Hulu has announced that Only Murders in the Building is scheduled for another season. Gomez is so busy with acting and producing, she has hinted that her days as a pop diva may be coming to an end. But she has recorded a new studio album which will be released soon. Her determination to pursue her creative interests knows no bounds. Selena Gomez says, "Whenever you have a goal, whether you want to be a doctor or a singer, people will find a way to bring you down. I always tell people that if you have something you're really passionate about, don't let anyone tell you that you can't do it." Saludos Hispanos