Celebrity·Posted on Nov 5, 2022After Her Transplant, Selena Gomez Named Her New Kidney "Fred Armisen" And The Reason Is Really Sweet"I've never met him, but I'm secretly hoping he finds that out just because I want him to be like, 'That's weird.'"by Amatullah ShawBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transplant back in 2017 and she named her new kidney after a special person. Axelle / FilmMagic As a huge fan of the show Portlandia, she named her kidney after its star, Fred Armisen because it came at a difficult time in her life. Leon Bennett / Getty Images In a Rolling Stone interview, she said "I've never met him, but I'm secretly hoping he finds that out just because I want him to be like, 'That's weird.'" Douglas Mason / Getty Images The last seasons of the show came when she found out she needed a kidney transplant due to her lupus, shortly after her second album, Revival, was released in 2015. C Flanigan / Getty Images At the time she said, "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." View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @selenagomez And what made her kidney transplant even more special was that she received it from close friend and Secret Life of the American Teenager star, Francia Rasia. Amanda Edwards / WireImage "She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis." Michael Kovac / Getty Images for Billboard Read more of Selena’s interview here.