She literally saved her life.
So no wonder Selena Gomez looked so thankful as she posed up with her kidney donor best friend Francia Raisa at the Billboard Women In Music event in Los Angeles on Thursday
The pair looked sultry and full of zest as they posed up a storm on the pre-event red carpet.
Besties: Selena Gomez posed up with her kidney donor best friend Francia Raisa at the Billboard Women In Music event in Los Angeles on Thursday
The 25-year-old singer, who is back in the arms of lover Justin Bieber, stunned in a pair of high-waisted leather trousers, which she twinned with a revealing black bustier.
Her pal meanwhile opted to dazzle in a more ostentatious sparkling blue gown.
Selena surprised many with the news of her transplant on September 14 by sharing a photograph of her and Francia in their hospital gowns holding hands to her 128 million Instagram followers.
The Wizards Of Waverly Place star believes she would have died had it not been for Raisa, who volunteered to give one of her kidneys when Selena’s went into failure in May.
The star, who has had a well-documented battle with Lipus, previously said: ‘It was really kind of life or death.
Hell bent for leather: She stunned in a pair of high-waisted cowskin trousers
Simply the bust: And she completed her adventurous look with a racy bustier
Star of the show: There was an explosion of flashbulbs when she posed on the red carpet
‘My kidneys were just done. That was it and I didn’t want to ask a single person in my life.
‘That was the day I came home and she volunteered, she did it.’
Raisa agreed to donate her organ on the spot.
Explaining her decision, she said: ‘(Selena) goes, “I don’t know what to do. The list is seven to ten years long,”
‘And it just vomited out of me. I was like, “Of course I’ll get tested.”‘
They grew even closer during the lengthy recovery process, which left the two with little to do but sit or lay around as their bodies healed from the surgery.
Kill Em With Kindness: The singer seemed to be enjoying her posing session
Bonding experience: Selena revealed news of her transplant on September 14 by sharing a photograph of her and Francia in their hospital gowns