Selena Gomez recently revealed that she had to have a Kidney Transplant because of her ongoing battle with an untreatable illness. The star decided to reveal the news as fans were wondering where she had disappeared to. Selena's mother Mandy Teefey has opened up about the experience of watching her daughter dealing with her kidney transplant procedure.

Singer's mother felt helpless

According to the Huffington Post, Selena Gomez's mother, Mandy Teefey, has come forward with her thoughts about her daughter's kidney transplant. Gomez had to undergo a kidney transplant due to her ongoing battle with Lupus.

The singer revealed this through her social media and fans were shocked. Teefey has claimed that watching her daughter dealing with her disease and facing a surgery was one of the terrifying moments of her life.

Mandy Teefey admitted that she felt helpless in the situation. She claimed that as a mother, it is one's first instinct to try to help their child in any way that they can but there was nothing she could do for Selena. In a report by US Magazine, Teefey stated that she prayed for her daughter to come through the surgery and that she put all of her energy into sending out those prayers for Selena.

Photograph will haunt Mandy forever

According to Hello Magazine, Mandy Teefey has admitted that the photograph, which Selena released online, will be forever ingrained in her mind.

The photograph shows Selena Gomez and her friend and donor Francia Raisa in hospital beds holding hands. Mandy revealed that she never thought she would see her daughter in such a vulnerable position and that the image of her will not be easily forgotten.

Teefey went on to state that she is incredibly proud of her daughter for having the strength to share her struggles online.

She explained that the time of the surgery was very difficult for the entire family and even joked that she went overboard in her parenting duties. Mandy is overjoyed that her daughter pulled through with no complications and is incredibly grateful for the Love And Support that family, friends, and fans are giving.

In a report by The Huffington Post, Teefey stated that she is looking for the positives and has claimed that she now knows that her family can survive such difficult times.

The mother is confident that if Selena ever finds herself in such a position again that she will pull through with the love and support of her family.

Selena Gomez has not made any further comments about her kidney transplant since she broke the news to social media. The star has stated that she is currently resting and hopes to be back on the stage soon.