Selena Gomez just shocked everyone with a very personal news. She revealed why she had been out of the public eye during the summers.
Gomez, 25, who suffers from Lupus, had to undergo a kidney transplant this summer and one of her best friends gave her one of her own kidney to the former Disney star.
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: www.lupusresearch.org/ -by grace through faith
Selena was suffering so much and we didn’t even have a clue. We thought she was all hearty.
The Same Old Love singer didn’t even shy away to show her surgery stitches. You’re beaut, Sel.
To all you guys reading this post: You never know what a person is hiding in him/her. Not every smile is really a smile; sometimes it’s a coverup for tears and struggles. Please be kind to others, help lower someone’s pain, bring smile on a kid’s face. It might not be a big thing for you but for someone it would be a blessing.