Selena Gomez's BFF Francia Raisa opens up about donating her kidney

16 September, 2017, 01:33 | Author: Laverne Higgins
  • Selena Gomez Underwent A kidney Transplant Guess Who Donated Her The Kidney

Pop Star Selena Marie Gomez recently revealed that she suffers from #lupus.

Under Francia's Instagram post, the courageous kidney donor is receiving an outpouring of love and thanks from Selena's fans.

On Thursday, Selena Gomez shocked her 126 million Instagram followers by revealing that she had disappeared from the public eye this summer because she was getting a kidney transplant because of lupus, an autoimmune disorder that can damage organs.

"Lupus tends to be a disease of younger women, and younger people tend to do better with transplants than older patients, so the expectation is she would do quite well", he said of Gomez. While fans expressed their worries to the singer, she assured them that she is recovering well and will be sharing more of her journey soon.

Gomez recieved a live kidney from her longtime best friend, Francia Raisa.

The actress donated her kidney to Selena GomezHow long has she been friends with Selena Gomez? "I am incredibly blessed", she added. "We love Selena and support her", they wrote.

Centre to file affidavit on Rohingyas in SC on Monday:Rajnath
The flight of almost 3,00,000 Rohingya to neighbouring Bangladesh is a testimony to the wretchedness of their condition. The ministry has also asked the state governments to identity such illegal immigrants and initiate deportation process.


She then went on to provide information on the Lupus Research Alliance and had a special message for Gomez.

The actress revealed that she has been struggling with lupus after which she has been advised of transplantation.

In an incredible act of friendship and kindness, a kidney was donated by her friend Francia Raisa, who is an actress best known for her role as Adrian Lee on the TV series The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Bring it On: All or Nothing. One of biggest roles of Francia was playing Adrian on the show The Secret Life of the American Teenager that ran for five seasons. Her bestie Francia Raisa served as her donor, and the two have been open about the procedure on social media in an attempt to raise awareness for lupus. I can't imagine it has been easy for you to share such a personal experience so publicly, but as a person with lupus I am grateful for your honesty and bravery.

As for whether or not Francia was financially compensated for her contribution, Almendarez shared that it was all from the kindness of her daughter's heart.

For her Friday outing, Selena slipped on a pale blue and white dress; she paired the summer frock with sneakers and a cream purse.

Recommended:



Popular

Vatican recalls priest from United States as child porn investigation opens
In 2013 it recalled the Vatican's then ambassador to the Dominican Republic following allegations that he sexually abused minors. After he was defrocked, Wesolowski lost his diplomatic immunity and the Vatican said he could be tried by other courts.

Jamie Lee Curtis to Return for 2018 'Halloween' Reboot
Laurie had actually casually been killed off prior to that in 1988's Halloween 4, which centered on her orphaned daughter Jamie. The character was supposedly killed off in Halloween: Resurrection , so the writers will have some explaining to do.

Weiner's lawyers cite 'remarkable progress' in probation request
But when BuzzFeed News spoke with them before the election , both she and her father said they did not support Donald Trump . Weiner ran for mayor of New York City in 2013, a bid scuttled by a similar sexting scandal.

'First Amendment and boobs': CNN segment on ESPN turns into sexism debate
He replied: "That's what I do: Because I like boobs and the First Amendment, which is exactly what I said". Travis rehashed the line a few times, never completely clearing up the expectation behind his announcement.

Jon Jones : Stripped again from his title
Cormier lost the belt to Jones in a third-round stoppage at UFC 214 in Anaheim, California. Whatever the ultimate verdict, Cormier wants his followers to respect Jones.

Demonstrators hit street after acquittal of ex- St. Louis officer
Greitens put the National Guard on standby in the days leading up to the verdict as a precautionary step ahead of possible unrest. Both officers got out, Stockley carrying a duty pistol and an AK-47 rifle, which he wasn't permitted to carry by the department.

AG Paxton issues consumer alert following Equifax data breach
That means that if you're in the market for a home or new vehicle, a credit freeze can be quite the headache. Look for unusual accounts or activities that may indicate identity theft.

Pakistan beat World XI in 3rd match to seal Independence Cup
The former Kiwi all-rounder expected more worldwide teams to travel to Pakistan if proper security arrangements are kept in place. The landmark Independence Cup series between Pakistan and World XI ended with the hosts winning the three-T20I contests by 2-1.

24-Year-Old Niall Horan Drops "Too Much To Ask"
He also posted the album's official artwork, which gives us a super up-close-and-personal look at those baby blues. Horan is now embarking on a series of intimate live dates, what he's called the " Flicker Sessions" tour.

Visiting Florida, Trump Praises 'Incredible' First Responders, State Officials
In Florida , rising temperatures and a lack of power have made it especially hard for seniors and children in the days since Irma. She added that Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long was visiting affected areas Tuesday.