Badji Mortiz undergoes successful kidney transplant


Posted at Jul 09 2018 03:05 PM | Updated as of Jul 09 2018 03:31 PM

MANILA -- Kapamilya actor-director Badji Mortiz underwent a successful kidney transplant last week.

Mortiz shared the news on Instagram as he thanked his kidney donor.


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"Special thanks to this man who donated his kidney for me. Napakalaki ng utang ng loob ko sa 'yo. Lubos na nagpapasalamat ang buong pamilya ko sa 'yo. Stay blessed and healthy," he wrote in the caption of a photo.

In a previous post, the son of veteran actor and director Edgar "Bobot" Mortiz and Milette Mortiz also thanked the nurses who took care of him for more than a year.

 In his latest post, he said he is set to be discharged on Monday, July 9, 

"Thanks Jesus for being with me always. Salamat din sa mga nagdasal for me," he wrote.