Selena 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)