Selena Gomez has a kidney transplant

American singer has Lupus

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American celebrity Selena Gomez has revealed she underwent a kidney transplant over the summer.

The singer/actress praised her friend Francia Raisa for donating a kidney as part as her ongoing battle with Lupus.

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The former child star, 25, first publicly revealed her lupus diagnosis back in 2015.

Sharing a hospital photo of herself and Raisa on Instagram, Gomez wrote: "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."