Selena Gomez, the singing sensation has come out with a shocking revelation. Probably, the sensational pop singer wouldn’t be alive today if her best friend didn’t donate her kidney to her. In a shocking revelation via her Instagram post, the singer says that her friend Francia Raisa donated an organ to her and says she wanted to explain why fans hadn’t heard much from her despite having new music out. Yes, you read it! It is her friend Francia Raisa who donates her kidney to former Disney star.
Selena herself reveals that she had undergone a kidney transplant operation this summer linked to her lupus. The singer writes,
“So I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering. It was what I needed to do for my overall health.”
The Heart Wants What it Wants singer has also posted photos of her scar from the kidney transplant operation. She further goes on and thanks her friend on her Instagram post, Francia, The Secret Life of the American Teenager actress.
The singer-actress-producer, Selena writes,
“There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis.”
How they became best friends?
Francia and Selena first met at a Disney and ABC charity event at a children’s hospital in the year 2007.
Selena hasn’t been out promoting the tracks because of her operation earlier this year. She made her first public appearance after recovering from the surgery in New York with boyfriend The Weeknd recently. Not only this, Selena also took a break from social media last year to deal with panic attacks, anxiety and depression. She is 25 years old. The reason she suffered Kidney failure is due to her mental health problems. Lupus affects the immune system of her body. While giving the status of her health, Selena writes,
“Lupus continues to be very misunderstood but progress is being made.”
She is currently dating The Weeknd. Talking about Francia, she is a 29 years old model and actress from Los Angeles. She has been friends with Selena since 2008. Raisa has often paid tribute to their bond, such as one Instagram post saying:
‘I am so grateful that God put you in my life when he did’.
Isn’t it so adorable? We wish God bless their friendship! And Get Well soon Selena!