Why Selena Gomez Checked Into Rehab

PHOTO: Selena Gomez poses for a portrait during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio, Jan. 20, 2014 in Park City, Utah.PlayLarry Busacca/Getty Images
WATCH Selena Gomez Goes to Rehab

Selena Gomez checked into a treatment center last year, ABC News confirmed.

Interested in ?

Add as an interest to stay up to date on the latest news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Add Interest

However, her rep shot down tabloid rumors that the "Come & Get It" singer checked into The Meadows center in Arizona on Jan. 5 for drug and alcohol abuse.

Selena Gomez Admits: 'I've Entered the Decade of Confusion'

"Selena voluntarily spent time at Meadows but not for substance abuse," her rep said.

There were more signs that something was amiss: Around that time, Gomez, 21, announced that she was canceling tour dates in Asia and Australia to focus on herself.

Selena Gomez: Being Classy Is Being Sexy!

"My fans are so important to me and I would never want to disappoint them," she said in a statement. "But it has become clear to me and those close to me that after many years of putting my work first, I need to spend some time on myself in order to be the best person I can be. To my fans, I sincerely apologize and I hope you guys know how much each and every one of you mean to me."