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Actor-director Badji Mortiz undergoes kidney transplant

Celebrities send their "get well" wishes to the "Banana Sundae" cast member

Cheska Espina
Cheska Espina

7/3/2018 in News
Actor-director Badji Mortiz undergoes kidney transplant

After a year of going back and forth to the hospital for dialysis, actor-director Badji Mortiz successfully underwent kidney transplant last Sunday, July 1.


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The "Banana Sundae" star shared the good news yesterday, July 2, on his Instagram Stories (@badjismo).

Badji is currently recovering at a hospital in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.


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In times like this, physical and emotional support are important and Badji is receiving all of that and even so much more from his parents, Direk Bobot Mortiz and Milette Mortiz, his siblings, and his close friends from showbiz such as Jhong Hilario, Angel Locsin, Miles Ocampo, MJ Lastimosa, Gina Alajar, and Lorna Tolentino. 

On his sister Camille Mortiz's recent Twitter post (@camillemortiz), she shared how Badji is recovering so fast. 

Prayers really move mountains. ❤ 

Moreover, Badji used his IG account to express how grateful he is to all the "lovely nurses" who took care of him.


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"With some of the lovely nurses who took care for me at St. Lukes Global-Renal Dept. for more than a year! Thanks a lot! Mamimiss ko kayo!" he said in the caption.

Get well fast, Badj! We are praying for and with you. :)

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OMG! Miles Ocampo, naospital?!

Mister International 2014 Neil Perez, naaksidente

Jeron Teng, 2 DLSU players recovering after stabbing incident

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