Selena Gomez revealed she underwent a secret a kidney transplant over the summer to help in her fight against Lupus .
Star confirmed the donor was her best friend Francia Raisa, who she called ‘sister’ in a touching Instagram post. Francia revealed she was ‘grateful’ to be given the opportunity to help
Detailing her story: The singer, 25, shared three photographs alongside her emotional statement, including one of her from her hospital bed and another of her surgical scar
‘She gave me the ultimate gift’: Selena paid tribute to her friend Francia Raisa and said she felt ‘incredibly blessed’, as her pal had been the one to donate her kidney
On Thursday Selena was pictured on the set of as-yet-untitled Woody Allen project in New York just hours after the news broke.
Selena’s boyfriend The Weekend was at her side when she suffered kidney failure in May whilst waiting on the transplant list.
The former Disney child star first revealed she had been diagnosed with Lupus in an interview with Billboard magazine back in October 2015 . Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs