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Selena Gomez turned down thanksgiving with Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez turned down Thanksgiving at Taylor Swift's house in order to spend time with her family.

Taylor threw a beach party for her 'squad', including model pals Lily Donaldson, Martha Hunt, singer Todrick Hall, her brother Austin and her parents Scott and Andrew at her lavish estate in Rhode Island, New England, to celebrate the holiday but Selena flew to Texas to be with her family.

A source told "Taylor invited Selena to her big Thanksgiving dinner, but right now Selena just wants to be with her family. Spending time with them is her priority."

Selena, 24, admitted herself to rehab earlier this year in order to treat depression which was brought on as a result of her battle with autoimmune disease lupus and she spoke openly about her battle at the American Music Awards last week.

And sources close to the singer say she has been leaning on Taylor, 26, as she continues her recovery.

The insider added: "She's been leaning on Taylor a lot though, they're in touch every day and they'll be seeing each other soon."

Lady Gaga also reached out to the "brave" singer to praise her for being so open about her problems.

She said: "I found it very brave of her to stand up and speak about [depression].

"I know her and I had a kindred excitement for her at that moment.

"As artists we don't want to let people down. I found it very brave of her to let it out and take the shackles off.

"You don't always have to keep up a good front to succeed, what matters most is you're OK inside. I applaud her."