Selena’s Secret Kidney Surgery
Selena Gomez just dropped a huge bombshell on her fans—-she has major surgery over the summer. The star took to Instagram to reveal why did couldn’t promote her new music like she wanted to after undergoing kidney surgery due to a Lupus complication. Gomez also thanked her best friend, Francia Raisa for donating her kidney. Wow now that’s friendship.
“I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and questioning why I wasn’t promoting my new music, which I was extremely proud of. 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. I honestly look forward to sharing with you, soon my journey through these past several months as I have always wanted to do with you. Until then I want to publicly thank my family and incredible team of doctors for everything they have done for me prior to and post-surgery. And finally, 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. Lupus continues to be very misunderstood but progress is being made. For more information regarding Lupus please go to the Lupus Research Alliance website -by grace through faith.”
Selena was seem hitting up New York Fashion week this week so she is well on her recovery! Francia will also share their sweet story soon she divulged in an Instagram post!
“I am beyond grateful that God would trust me with something that not only saved a life, but changed mine in the process. This was part of our story, and we will share it soon, but what is important now is that this is not the only story. For more information regarding Lupus, please go to the Lupus Research Alliance website: www.lupusresearch.org — Love you sis, so glad we’re on this journey together. ❤️ xx”
Selena revealed her Lupus diagnosis in 2015 and even canceled her 2016 Revival tour over medical complications.
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