In “My Mind & Me,” the title track of Selena Gomez’s Apple TV+ documentary, she sings, “If somebody sees me like this, then they won’t feel alone now.” The power ballad — Variety's Hitmakers Film Song of the Year — is intended to be a message of empathy to anyone who is struggling with mental health. “That’s what I feel I am meant to do,” Gomez says. “Just to be able to say, ‘Hey, I know what that feels like —...
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Critics widely agreed that Gomez was snubbed at the 2022 Emmys for her stellar starring role in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.” But she was nominated as an executive producer for outstanding comedy series, which is heading into production on Season 3. During the pandemic, the former Disney starlet launched the cooking series “Selena + Chef,” which recently unfurled its fourth season on HBO Max. One of the strongest Hollywood voices to champion mental-health awareness, Gomez started her own company, Wondermind, and delivered her most raw project to date in the documentary “My Mind and Me” on Apple TV+. Even her own products are serving the greater good: When she launched her popular cosmetics brand, Rare Beauty, Gomez also founded the Rare Impact Fund, pledging to raise $100 million over the next 10 years.