Tom Hanks and Other Celebrities Who Have Hidden Health Issues You’d Never Expect

2. Toni Braxton and Selena Gomez have lupus

Selena Gomez sits in a chair during a radio interview.
The pop star’s fans have always been concerned for her health. | Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM

You’ve heard about Selena Gomez’s condition, but she’s not the only celeb with lupus. It turns out other famous folks, one of them being Toni Braxton, also live with this chronic health issue.

In the case of lupus, your immune system attacks healthy cells, which means organs can take some damage, too. As Toni tells HuffPost, “Pretty much when you have lupus you feel like you have the flu every day.” And unfortunately, there’s still no cure.

Next: Basketball stars aren’t immune to disease, either.

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