American singer Selena Gomez expressed her gratitude to her best friend, actress Francha Placea, who donated one of her kidneys to Selena nearly four years ago, in celebration of World Kidney Day.
It was paid Selena Gomez, Founder of cosmetic site Rare Beauty, in 2017, due to complications from immune lupus. Since then, she has been supporting those suffering from the disease.
magazine People The American said Thursday, March 11, 2021, that Selena Gomez (28 years) and the author of the song “Lose You to Love Me”, published a series of tweets written by actress Francha Raisa.
Francha’s secret plumb as a kidney donor
She said Francha in a tweet she wrote on her Twitter account She attached a picture of her in the hospital: “If you have been following me for a while, you must know that I kept my kidney donation process, a very private secret.”
She also added that, however, “I think I have reached a stage in my life where I feel reassured and confident to talk about my experience, and to use my platform to raise awareness of the various kidney diseases that affect people.”
Francha, who is 32 years old, added: “Although I have not personally experienced kidney disease, I have witnessed its immediate effects and would like to do my part in contributing to educate others about it. So on the occasion of World Kidney Day, let’s talk about the impact of kidney disease and how we can work to ensure That those who suffer from kidney disease live in good health. “
Selena Gomez expresses her gratitude
Selena Gomez shared the post On Twitter, she said, “Thank you for donating to me. I am forever grateful to you.”
In December 2020, Selena spoke candidly with People magazine American women reported that they learned to live with scars from the transplant.
Gomez said, “Early in the recovery phase, I was feeling a little sad. You’re going through a really big experience, and then there’s the added pressure of” I don’t look like I used to. I don’t know if I feel comfortable in my body. “But I’m surrounded by some of the best people. “Those who look beyond the things that we sometimes fall for prisoners of. Without that scar, I would not have come here, and now I look at it in a completely different way. I feel that I am more than a fighter.”
Two close friends since 2007
Selena Gomez and Francha have been close friends since 2007, when Disney and ABC Family Group (now merged into the Freeform network) sent them to visit Children’s Hospital together.
Shortly after Selena revealed that she had undergone a kidney transplant, Francha bluntly crossed over withHer Instagram account About the experience, describing it as having changed her life.
I wrote a comment on a picture of the two friends gathering while they were in the hospital: “I am incredibly grateful, because God gave me the confidence to do something that not only made me save someone’s life, but changed my life. This was part of our story and we will share it soon, but what matters now is that it is not The only story. “
The actress also directed followers to a foundation Lupus Research Alliance, She added, “I love you, my sister, and I am glad we are taking this journey together.”