Selena Gomez thanks fans for support after family tragedy

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 10:18 AM IST

London: Singer Selena Gomez has expressed her gratitude towards her fans for standing by her as she dealt with her mother`s miscarriage before Christmas.

The Disney singer-actress was left devastated earlier this month when her mother Mandy lost the baby she was expecting with Gomez`s stepfather Brian, Contactmusic reported.

The 19-year-old star has now posted a message online thanking all the fans who sent her messages of support after the tragedy, while she also had said the baby was a girl named Scarlett.

"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 posted on Facebook.