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Selena Gomez thanks fans for support after family tragedy

Selena Gomez has thanked her fans for standing by her as she dealt with her mother's miscarriage before Christmas (11).

The Disney singer/actress was left devastated earlier this month (Dec11) when her mother Mandy lost the baby she was expecting with Gomez's stepfather Brian.


The young star has now posted a message online expressing her gratitude to all the fans who sent her messages of support after the tragedy, while she also poignantly revealed the baby was a little girl named Scarlett.


In a post on her Facebook.com page, Gomez writes, "Belated Merry Christmas everybody... I can't thank you enough for all of your thoughts and prayers. We appreciate every one of you... I love you all so much and we hope you and your family had a beautiful Christmas!"


She signs the message from "Me, Momma, Brian and our guardian angel Scarlett."