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

16 September, 2017, 01:33 | Author: Laverne Higgins
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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.

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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.

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