Selena Gomez had a Kidney Transplant This Summer

Selena Gomez had a Kidney Transplant This Summer 

Posted: 8:17 am Thursday, September 14th, 2017

By Holly

We found out this morning why Selena Gomez was out of the public eye this summer, and not out on the circuit promoting her new music:

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

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Wow. She’s been through more than a lot of typical 25-year-olds. Major props to speaking out and sharing her story!