Selena Gomez Honors Kidney Donor at 'Billboard Woman of the Year'

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Speaking to Billboard about how she was feeling after receiving a kidney transplant, she said "I'm good".

Breaking down in tears, the singer apologised before continuing with her speech, saying: "I feel incredibly lucky".

The 25-year-old singer, who is back in the arms of lover Justin Bieber, stunned in a pair of high-waisted leather pants, which she twinned with a revealing black bustier.

"Francia should get this award...she saved my life".

Selena Gomez broke down while thanking her best friend and kidney donor Francia Raisa who "saved [her] life", as the singer accepted the Woman of the Year award at the Billboard Women In Music event Thursday night in Los Angeles. Though Gomez doesn't address whether she and Bieber are an official couple or not, she did explain why she let him back into her life. Selena went on to date The Weeknd (née Abel Tesfaye), but in October this year, she and Justin started spending time together again-he went to her house, they had breakfast, and they went to church together.

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However, many have found her cause to be ironic given that her husband is known to bully everyone on Twitter. Ms Trump has had a fraught relationship with her husband's first wife Ivana Trump .

"She came up to me and introduced herself to me and said she was a huge fan".

The 25-year-old, who remained tearful throughout, thanked her family and her team for sticking with her through "hard times" and making her believe in her talent even when she doesn't herself.

"Something that I'm really proud of is that there's such a true friendship (between me and The Weeknd)".

Selena Gomez has a lot to celebrate this year. "I am so grateful for all the older women who have lifted all of us up because I couldn't be here without any of you".

Now that she's on the mend, she wants fans to know that she's thankful for her platform and for her fellow female trailblazers in music.

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