Not right here for it. Francia Raisa raised eyebrows when she refused to reply any questions on her friendship with Selena Gomez amid feud rumors.
Throughout a stroll in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 30, Raisa, 34, was approached by TMZ and requested the place she presently stood with Gomez, 30. “Sunday is so enjoyable … I’m Francia, I’m hanging out with my canine,” the actress mentioned in an apparent try to deflect from the query.
The photographer questioned whether or not the duo keep in contact, to which Raisa replied, “It’s an excellent day isn’t it?”
After being requested why she unfollowed Gomez on Instagram, the How I Met Your Father star pivoted to a different topic. “Do you know I’m from the Valley?” Raisa requested, referring to the San Fernando Valley space in California.
The Secret Lifetime of an American Teenager alum instantly responded to the ultimate query about organ donation, saying, “I’d positively communicate to somebody once more about organ donation and the method.”
After being pals for years, Raisa donated a kidney to the Uncommon Magnificence founder amid Gomez’s battle with lupus in 2017.
“So I came upon I wanted to get a kidney transplant as a consequence of my Lupus and was recovering. It was what I wanted to do for my total well being,” the Solely Murders within the Constructing star captioned an Instagram photograph of her and Raisa holding fingers within the hospital in September 2017. “There aren’t phrases to explain how I can presumably thank my stunning buddy Francia Raisa. She gave me the last word reward and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I’m extremely blessed. I like you a lot sis.”
The California native, for her half, later opened up about her choice to assist Gomez. “She was asking me about my day, and she or he grabbed a water bottle out of the fridge and tried to open it and couldn’t,” Raisa recalled throughout a March 2018 interview with W Journal. “Then she threw it on the ground, and she or he fell to the ground and began crying. I used to be like, ‘What’s unsuitable with you?’ She mentioned, ‘I would like a brand new kidney. I don’t know what I’m going to do, the waitlist is seven to 10 years.’ And it simply got here out of me, and I mentioned, ‘I’ll get examined.’”
Extra just lately, nevertheless, followers have identified that Gomez and Raisa have spent much less time collectively publicly. Rumors of a rift grew when the “Lose You to Love Me” singer seemingly threw shade at Raisa throughout an interview.
“I by no means slot in with a cool group of ladies that had been celebrities. My solely buddy within the business actually is Taylor [Swift], so I bear in mind feeling like I didn’t belong,” Gomez informed Rolling Stone in November 2022 when requested about her well-known pals.
Eagle-eyed followers shortly observed that the Grown-ish alum wrote “attention-grabbing” within the feedback of an Instagram publish highlighting the quote. Raisa continued to gas hypothesis that the twosome had been on the outs when she unfollowed Gomez on social media.
The Texas native, for her half, provided a shout-out to Raisa whereas filming an Apple TV+ docuseries. “I’ll by no means ever, ever, be extra in debt to an individual than Francia,” Gomez mentioned within the Expensive… particular, which aired in March. “The concept of somebody not even second-guessing to be a donor was unbelievably overwhelming.”