Selena Gomez is on the mend.
Months after receiving a kidney transplant with an organ from one of her closest friends, Francia Raisa, sources tell People the entertainer, 25, is recovering well and feeling healthier than she has in a while.
“She’s really bounced back more quickly than everyone expected,” says a source close to Gomez, who’s been hard at work this month shooting an untitled Woody Allen movie in New York City.
At work, the star — who went public about her battle with lupus in 2015 — “seems wonderful,” says a set source. “She shows up looking rested and in »
- Melody Chiu
Khloe Kardashian isn't here for anyone's judgment.
The 33-year-old reality star clapped back at those criticizing her weight after she stepped out in baggy clothes to a laser appointment with boyfriend Tristan Thompson in Los Angeles.
"So rude of people to say I'm getting fat because I wore baggy clothes to get laser hair removal," she tweeted on Sunday. "It's called being comfortable people."
"People are just sick!" she added after one fan mentioned other rumors about Selena Gomez. "They just make up trash."
Related: Khloe Kardashian on Why Tristan Thompson is 'The Best Relationship' She's Been In & Her Fears About Motherhood
Fans of Kardashian know that she's been working hard on her body for the past year. The reality star revealed to Et in January that she had lost over 40 pounds and was prouder than ever »
If you’ve been having boy band withdrawals since the extended hiatus of One Direction, no worries—Simon Cowell’s latest quintet Prettymuch has finally released the music video for their debut single “Would You Mind.”
The teen group, who started stealing hearts on Instagram in February with their dance moves and song covers, includes Austin Porter, 19, Nick Mara, 19, Zion Kuwonu, 18–and two Latinos: Brandon Arreaga, 17, and Edwin Honoret, 18.
“Thank you guys for being a part of this journey with us. We had so much fun filming our music video, so we hope you guys feel it just as much as we do, »
- Thatiana Diaz
Selena Gomez just made a very exciting announcement. The 25-year-old is collaborating with Puma and will appear in the brand's upcoming women's footwear campaign for the Phenom. "Officially a part of the fam @puma #pumapartner," Gomez wrote on Instagram Monday along with a photo of herself in her Puma gear. In a press release about the collab, Gomez said that being a part of the brand was "very exciting" for her. "Puma has changed the game when it comes to the mash-up of athletic wear and fashion," she shared. "It's amazing to see this influence on style and culture and I'm excited to be a part of it. I am hoping that we can create something special together. »
Selena Gomez’s mom, Mandy Teefy, has spoken out about the harrowing and “helpless” experience of watching the pop star undergo a kidney transplant and gaining “another daughter” in her donor, Francia Raisa.
Last Thursday, Gomez posted a powerful photo showing her and Raisa lying side-by-side in the hospital and revealing that Raisa had donated a kidney to her as she continues to battle lupus.
Exclusive: How The Weeknd and Selena Gomez's Close Friends Supported Her During Kidney Transplant
Teefy reposted the photo on Monday via her production company’s Instagram page, with an emotional caption sharing how terrifying the experience was for her.
“This picture is one of the most breathtaking images that will live with me forever,” Teefy wrote. “For all those moments of not knowing if we were going up or going down, I can always come back to this picture and know we can always make it back up. As a mother »
These days, comfort is key for Selena Gomez – and achieving that is easy, because she’s got an unlimited source of cozy staples: Her boyfriend’s wardrobe.
“I mean, at this point, my boyfriend and I share closets, and just kind of throwing different ideas around,” Gomez told Vogue. And it turns out, they share endorsement deals, too – Gomez just announced her partnership with Puma, while her boyfriend The Weeknd has been working with the brand since August.
So how does sharing a closet with one’s beefy beau work? “Sometimes I’ll throw on his Puma stuff and just go out with my shoes, »
- Lindsay Kimble
Selena Gomez has been very transparent about her battle with Lupus and her recent kidney transplant. Now, her mother Mandy Teefey is sharing what the transplant experience was like for her as a parent. On Sunday, Teefey shared the same picture Gomez posted on Instagram a few days ago of the "Same Old Love" singer and her friend and donor Francia Raisa on the day of the kidney transplant. "This picture is one of the most breathtaking images that will live with me forever," Teefey wrote from her account kickedtothecurbproductions. "For all those moments of not knowing if we were going up or going down, I can always come back to this picture and know we can always make it back up." »
The mother of two, 41, shared an emotional message on Instagram Sunday, along with a photo of Gomez, 25, and best friend Francia Raisa, who donated her kidney, holding hands from their hospital beds.
“This picture is one of the most breathtaking images that will live with me forever. For all those moments of not knowing if we were going up or going down, I can always come back to this picture and know we can always make it back up,” Teefey wrote. »
- Karen Mizoguchi
Demi Lovato is singing Selena Gomez praises after the 25-year-old actress and singer revealed to the world she underwent a kidney transplant over the Summer. "I think that she is a very strong woman," Demi told People Friday evening after a performance in Los Angeles. "I'm very happy and proud of her," she gushed. Selena and Demi's friendship had been on and off for a few years, with Demi revealing she and Selena had grew apart in a 2014 interview. The former Disney stars reunited in 2015 and shared an adorably silly selfie on Instagram confirming their friendship was back on the mend. "Friends for years, #sameoldlove" Demi captioned the photo. »
- Terry Carter
In what’s becoming an ever-more frequent occurrence, Diego Luna is facing fan backlash from for agreeing to work with Woody Allen. The “Y tu mamá también” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” actor was recently announced as having joined the cast of Woody Allen’s next untitled movie alongside Selena Gomez and Elle Fanning, inspiring mixed feelings among his fans. Dylan Farrow, Allen’s adopted daughter, has accused the filmmaker of molesting her.
Kate Winslet was recently asked about working with the writer/director on “Wonder Wheel,” which is closing this year’s New York Film Festival. “I don’t know anything, really, and whether any of it is true or false,” she said. “Having thought it all through, you put »
- Michael Nordine
Selena Gomez isn't just turning to her friends and boyfriend The Weeknd for support after her kidney transplant—a new furry friend is there for all the cuddles. The 25-year-old singer stepped out in New York City Friday with a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy. Selena wore a red hoodie and fringed black sweatpants. It marked one of her first public appearances since she revealed a day earlier that she had undergone a kidney transplant due to her lupus. E! News had learned that the singer had her surgery a couple of months ago. She has been photographed out and about several times since then, including with The Weeknd, who she has been dating for several months. »
Awww. Selena Gomez cuddled her new puppy while taking him for a stroll. Hopefully, she was getting him a new chew toy, as he was caught making a snack out of The Weeknd’s shoes! Bad doggie. »
- Jason Brow
On Friday, Selena Gomez was spotted in New York City carrying her adorable new dog, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.
Gomez was dressed casually, wearing an oversized red hoodie with fringed black sweatpants
Fans are speculating Gomez, 25, shares custody of her dog with her boyfriend, The Weeknd. Earlier this week, he posted a picture on his Instagram story of the puppy eating his shoes captioned, “not the kicks fam.”
On Sept. 2, Gomez and her boyfriend were previously seen visiting a pet store in N.Y.C. together. On Sept. 7, Gomez’s assistant Theresa Mingus was photographed holding a puppy and »
- Maria Pasquini
Nick Jonas is happy that his friend, Selena Gomez, was able to get the help she needed. The “Jealous” singer opened up about Gomez’s recent kidney transplant during a radio interview on SiriusXM’s Hits 1 in Hollywood on Friday. Related: Nick Jonas Honoured At 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards, Shares Inspiration Speech About Being A Hero […] »
- Frances Leigh
“I think that she is a very strong woman,” Lovato told People exclusively Friday evening following a private performance in downtown Los Angeles for her Spotify superfans to celebrate the launch of her upcoming album, Tell Me You Love Me.
“I’m very happy and proud of her,” added the “Sorry Not Sorry” ingers, 25, who first met Gomez when they were children on Barney & Friends and became close friends when they both had shows on the Disney Channel during their teen years.
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- Mariah Haas
Francia Raisa was in no mood to pose for the cam Friday on her film set. Photogs were out in force to get a pic of the woman who saved Selena Gomez's life by donating a kidney. Selena revealed this week her best friend donated the kidney several months ago, after hers were failing. Francia was on the set of her new TV show, "Grown-Ish." TMZ broke the story ... Francia actually had a harder time recovering than Selena. »
- TMZ Staff
- Scott Baumgartner
So sweet! Selena Gomez' TV brother Jake T. Austin from 'Wizards of Waverly Place' is so proud of how his former co-star handled her kidney transplant ordeal. We've got his sweet message of love, right here. »
Selena Gomez continues to receive support from fans after going public with her Lupus recovery. Shortly after the "Come and Get It" singer revealed on Instagram that she had received a kidney transplant, friend Lady Gaga decided to express her support on social media. "Prayers & love to @selenagomez you are a warrior princess," she wrote on Twitter Friday evening. "What an inspiration." That sentiment echoes many Selenators who were surprised to learn the singer had been out of the spotlight for much of the summer because of health struggles. "I found out I needed to get a kidney transplant due to my Lupus and was recovering. It was what I needed to do for my overall »
Francia’s been a friend of Selena Gomez for a long time, though it seemed to many that Francia just came out of nowhere. But, Francia is a star in her own right. Her fans know her for the film Bring It On: All or Nothing and her role as Adrian in the TV series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. When the news hit that Francia donated her kidney to Selena Gomez, fans were shocked. Francia wanted to help Gomez, who has lupus, and was undergoing chemotherapy. Gomez needed a kidney, and her long-time friend gave her the incredible
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- Nat Berman
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