Friday, 15 September 2017

Best Friend donates Kidney as pop-star Selena Gomez undergoes Kidney Transplant.

Selena Gomez's best friend, Francia Raisa has spoken of her "love" for the pop-star and gushed she is "beyond grateful" to have been given the opportunity to save her life by donating her kidney.

Today, we reported how former Disney favourite, Selena had revealed she underwent a secret kidney transplant due to her battle with Lupus.

Actress Francia Raisa has spoken of her 'love' for Selena Gomez after she donated one of her kidneys to help her best mate. Francia, 25, said she was 'grateful' to have been given the chance to help Selena, who suffers from Lupus. The singer, 25, broke the news by sharing a picture of herself recovering in hospital alongside pal and fellow actress, Francia.

Taking to her own Instagram account to upload the same snap, Francia spoke out for the first time since their joint ordeal and wrote:

 "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."

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease with symptoms including body aches, fevers and extreme fatigue - it can also lead to kidney and heart damage. Using the caption to promote the Lupus charity, she added: "For more information regarding Lupus, please go to the Lupus Research Alliance website.

Beaming Francia rounded off with a decidation to her BFF and put: 

"Love you sis, so glad we’re on this journey together"

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