One year later, as she began releasing new music, including the tracks "Bad Liar" and "Fetish", Gomez spoke to her fans about her kidney transplant, revealing that her friend Raisa stepped up and offered her kidney to her.
After keeping out of the spotlight over the summer, Gomezannounced on Instagram in September that she had undergone the transplant. "And she volunteered and did it", the "Come & Get It" songstress told host Savannah Guthrie in the preview.
Raisa, who television fans may know best from her role in The Secret Life of the American Teenager, met Gomez back in 2008 - and the two immediately hit it off.
'So I found out I had to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recuperating. "There aren't words to describe how I can possibly thank my handsome friend Francia Raisa", Gomez wrote. I love you so much sis, ' she wrote. "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".
Her statement activated a wave of contributions to The Lupus Research Alliance: $500,000 was gathered in acknowledgment to it, the highest amount it has ever gotten.
'I am beyond grateful that God would trust me with something that not just saved a life, however, altered mine while doing so. "It was a private thing between her and Selena", the source says, adding that they "always planned to speak out about it, but wanted to wait until they had healed and they were in a place where they could share their story on their terms".
The source also stated that the pair wants it to be reminiscent of Demi Moore's iconic nude pregnancy photo shoot for Vanity Fair. They told Variety: "We recently celebrated the milestone 10th anniversary of " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " on E!"
The 6-foot-3, 265-pound Hightower reportedly tore a pectoral muscle, according to reports from NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport . A bunch of guys have to step up and kind of try to fill that role - and in this case, a bunch of different roles.
Federal investigators determined that pilot error caused the plane to arrive too low at the airport runway. At 9:26 p.m., the jet still ended up coming in for a landing, although the runway happened to be clear.
Asif also said the country had to make a compromise following the 9/11 attacks, and today the country is paying a price for it. Asif also told the Senate that Pakistan is not a superpower but it had gained "unmatched success" in the war against terror.
When this new measure will be implemented as New York's new law, it will cover vaping in the State's Clean Indoor Air Act. Several other major cities including Boston, New Orleans, and Chicago have also banned the practice, Fortune reported .
The storms moved on a northeastern path up through SC into North Carolina leaving plenty of damage in their path. Tens of thousands of power outages are reported after powerful storms struck western North Carolina.
Search ad revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs grew 15%, and Surface revenue rose 12% driven by Surface Laptop sales. Revenue from Azure was up 90 percent year over year, and commercial revenue for Office 365 subscriptions was up 42 percent.
A new ransomware is spreading across Europe by tricking victims into installing it by pretending to be a software update. It's not yet clear who's behind Bad Rabbit - but they seem to be a fan of " Game of Thrones ".
Bergdahl faces a maximum sentence of life in prison after pleading guilty last week to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. He called the prosecutor's argument about the latest statement "a strained interpretation".
Before the turnover ceremony, Duterte boarded the anti-submarine ship Admiral Pantaleev docked at Pier 15 at the Port of Manila. Duterte embarked on an official visit to Russian Federation in May which he said was productive despite being cut short.
Salgaonkar then said that it is going to be a 337-340 wicket - and assured on camera that a score as big as 337 will be chaseable. This is the same pitch which was in the limelight during the India-Australia Test match in February this year.
Later in her video, she seemed to lay more blame on law enforcement than Hilton staff. "I met Beyonce! " she told the Associated Press.
ICICI Bank Q2 net profit plunges 34% as bad loans rise
Of the total loan slippages, Rs256 crore came from accounts that are internally classified as below investment grade. Analysts on average had expected a net profit of 24.91 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Daredevil: D'Onofrio's Kingpin Returns For Season 3
No word yet on other production details for Daredevil Season 3, but Marvel's Netflix properties show no signs of petering out. Erik Oleson , a writer and co-executive producer on season 3 of the CW's " Arrow " series, will be taking on the position.
Kourtney Kardashian Jokes That She's Pregnant Again
Kim Kardashian West is now expecting her third child with husband Kanye West via surrogate, which was confirmed on the show. Scott is said to be remaining faithful to Sofia, and even has better manners out on the town when she's in his company.
Body found is missing Texas toddler; father says she choked
Wesley Mathews reported 3-year-old Sherin Mathews missing on October 7 and searchers with cadaver dogs found her body Sunday. The father confessed that he was with Sherin when he died and said that he moved her body after he could not feel a pulse.