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Selena Gomez’s Mother Mandy Teefey Breaks Silence About Her Daughter’s Kidney Transplant

Now That Selena Gomez Has Spilled The Kidney Beans, Her Mom Has Something To Say featureSelena Gomez dropped a bomb late last week when she shared on Instagram that she’d had a top secret kidney transplant over the summer. But as more and more famous faces react to her revelation, there’s a notable new post from one film and TV producer with a personal connection to Selena: her mom.

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No Big Deal: Selena Gomez Casually Reveals Kidney Transplant

Selena Gomez Reveals Secret Of Her Silent Summer: A Kidney Transplant featureSelena Gomez opened up about why she was out of the spotlight for part of this summer. The singer posted to Instagram about undergoing a kidney transplant result from her Lupus, writing a lengthy caption about her experience.

“I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and questioning why I wasn’t promoting my new music, which I was extremely proud of,” Selena wrote. “I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering.”

Selena continues to be one of the most prominent Lupus survivors in the world. Going public with with her kidney transplant is her latest move to raise public awareness. She also started a Lupus research fund with the University of Southern California to study the disease.

Check out Selena’s post below.

(Photo credit: Selena Gomez Instagram account)

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