- Selena Gomez says Fred Armisen sent her flowers when he found out she named her new kidney after him.
- “I named him after Fred Armisen because I love ‘Portlandia,’ Gomez told Rolling Stone last month.
- While the couple never met, Gomez said she’s heard Armisen is “incredible.”
Fred Armisen sent Selena Gomez flowers after learning the “Only Murders in the Building” star named her new kidney after her.
“I know you named your kidney,” Jimmy Fallon told Gomez on Monday’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” “You named it after someone we know.”
“I named my new kidney ‘Fred'” Gomez told Rolling Stone in November. “I named it after Fred Armisen because I love ‘Portlandia.’ I’ve never met him, but I secretly hope he finds out just because I want him to say, ‘That’s weird.
Gomez said that as a way to “cope” with her kidney transplant, What did you get in 2017? due to his lupus, he named it, and decided to name it after Armisen.
She repeated to Fallon that she chose the name because of her love of “Portlandia” and “I love everything she does.”
While the couple never met, Gomez said Armisen heard about her kidney’s name and sent her flowers after the operation.
“I hear it’s amazing,” Gomez told Fallon, who suggested they meet.