Selena Gomez had one simple request for fans on her 29th birthday (Picture: Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic)
Selena Gomez might be the birthday day but all she wants as a present is for people to have access to mental health services when they need it.
The Same Old Love singer turned 29 today and she has asked her social media followers to mark her birthday by donating to a special fund.
The former Disney actress took to Instagram to thank her fans for their birthday wishes before she encouraged them to donate to the Rare Impact Fund.
The fund, which she founded in 2020, aims to increases access to mental health services in educational settings
Gomez wrote on Instagram: “Thank you for all of the birthday love already. You guys are the best!
“I still can’t believe it’s been a year since we launched the @RareBeauty Rare Impact Fund.
“For my birthday this year, I would be so grateful if you’re able to donate to the Rare Impact Fund which helps to provide mental health services to those who need it most.
“Please join me in being part of the solution! Click the link in my bio to donate. Love you!”
Rare Beauty is the make-up brand launched by Gomez which donates 1% of all sales directly to the Rare Impact Fund.
The actress founded the Rare Impact Fund in 2020 (Picture: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
Singer Beyonce, fashion designer Donatella Versace and television presenter Ryan Seacrest were among the celebrities who wished her a happy birthday as she turned 29 years old.
Versace commented on the post: “Happy Birthday, gorgeous!!!”
Beyonce also shared a photo of a young Gomez on her official website, adding: “Happy Birthday Selena Gomez”.
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Seacrest wrote on Twitter: “Celebrating the rarest of them all. Cheers to you @selenagomez – happy birthday!
Guinness World Records, the official Barbie account and Apple Music were also among the other accounts which have wished the superstar a happy birthday.
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