Selena Gomez Cries in First TV Interview About Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Tomas Mccoy
October 30, 2017

"Selena and I were in the same group and we just clicked", Raisa told Latina magazine, and they have been friends ever since.

Raisa donated her kidney to Gomez over the summer.

Selena Gomez and Francia Raisa, who donated her kidney to the singer, have sat down together for their first joint interview since undergoing surgery.

The singer and her friend Francia Raisa, who donated the kidney, spoke to Today's Savannah Guthrie in an interview that will air in the USA on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time).

In their first joint interview since the surgery, Gomez told USA network NBC: "My kidneys were just done".

'That was the day I came home and she volunteered, she did it, ' she said solemnly.


When asked, Gomez acknowledged that actress Raisa, 29, saved her life.

The starlet thanked her friend, calling her "sis" and crediting her with saving her life.

"Because she did. That's it", she told TODAY's Savannah Guthrie in an interview clip that aired Friday.

"There aren't words to describe how I can possibly thank my attractive friend Francia Raisa", the "Hands to Myself" singer wrote.

Gomez has been recovering since the transplant but is set to perform her new single at the 2017 American Music Awards. The actress also took to Instagram after Gomez dropped the news saying she was "beyond grateful" God trusted her to save her friend's life - and changed hers in the process.

Gomez has publicly battled lupus for the past two years.

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