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Selena Gomez Showered With Support From Celebrities Following Emotional AMAs Speech: See Their Reactions

Selena Gomez made a triumphant return to the spotlight at the 2016 American Music Awards on Sunday, November 20, and her emotional speech drummed up plenty of support from fellow celebrities. Watch her emotional on-stage moment in the video above!

After the 24-year-old took the stage to accept her award for Favorite Female Pop/Rock Artist and bravely delivered a powerful speech addressing her recent mental health issues, Hollywood opened its arms to welcome her back.

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Lady Gaga broke down in tears, and applauded the “Hands to Myself” singer. She then posted a sweet photo to her Instagram of her cuddling her famous friend and captioned it: “So dope I got to hang with with the biggest rockstar of the night. (Ya,know besides Sting and Green Day) …the girl with the biggest prize of all a BIG Heart that she shares with the world.”

Hailee Steinfeld met her with a warm hug as she walked off stage, and although Taylor Swift wasn’t there to congratulate her BFF in person, she posted a video to Instagram of her cheering loudly at the television as Gomez’s win was announced.

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One Direction’s Niall Horan, who performed at the event, reportedly embraced Gomez backstage and told her: “You did so good!”

He also retweeted a post by actress Sammy Ray Dokes who wrote: “So proud of selenagomez and NiallOfficial.”

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On the red carpet before the awards Ariana Grande said she “literally almost cried when she saw her” and revealed she’d hugged Gomez “so tight.”

So it was no surprise that Grande blew her a kiss after Gomez’s speech and stopped to hold her hand while walking past her seat too.

Fifth Harmony songstress Camila Cabello tweeted a simple message telling her friend she loved her, and Teenwolf’s Colton Haynes commended her for being so honest about her problems.

American gymnast Aly Raisman also loved her message.

Gomez looked stunning in a red Prada gown as she told the crowd she had been “absolutely broken inside” before she decided to take a break from her career and enter rehab in August.

“I kept it all together enough to where I would never let you down,” she said. “But I kept it too much together to where I let myself down.”

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As previously reported the superstar checked into a treatment facility to focus on her mental health.

Watch her powerful speech above.

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