ARETHA Franklin is known for going the extra mile for her fans - performing while battling undisclosed health conditions. The Soul Legend from Memphis Tennessee, has reportedly been hospitalised. Here's what you need to know. Is Aretha Franklin ill? Aretha Franklin is said to be in a "gravely ill" condition, it has been reported. Reports claim her family have asked for "prayers and privacy" during this heartbreaking time. Why is she in hospital? The 76-year-old is surrounded by her family and loved ones at a hospital in Detroit, Showbiz411 reported. News of her illness comes months after she battled dehydration and exhaustion to perform in November 2017 for Elton John's AIDs Foundation concert. RACHAEL'S PAIN The lowdown on Rachael Bland - BBC presenter who has incurable breast cancer TURN THE OTHER CHEEK Kendall Jenner sunbathes in a thong bikini on holiday with Ben Simmons GET TO KNOW The lowdown on Anita Rani... BBC presenter on Countryfile and Watchdog KING'S DAUGHTER Lisa Marie … [Read more...] about Is Aretha Franklin ill, why is she in hospital and when was her ‘pancreatic cancer’ diagnosis?
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Aretha Franklin's family have reportedly gathered to say their goodbyes as the iconic singer is said to be 'gravely ill'. The 76-year-old Queen of Soul, who performed her last ever show at the Elton John AIDS Foundtion party in New York last November, is said to be surrounded by her loved ones in Detroit, according to new reports this morning. The iconic singer has battled a series of health problems in recent years, reports our sister title Mirror Online. In 2011, the Say A Little Prayer singer was forced to deny she had pancreatic cancer, and later admitted to having had a tumour removed. She has also previously struggled with alcoholism, obesity and a heavy smoking habit. All three of Aretha's brothers and sisters, including her manager Cecil Franklin, died of cancer in previous years. Her remaining family are said to be asking fans for "prayers and privacy", according to Showbiz411 , which claims Aretha was "miraculously" able to perform her last public show in August 2017 at … [Read more...] about ‘Gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin’s family gather to ‘say their goodbyes’
Aretha Franklin is 'gravely ill' with her family gathered around her saying their goodbyes, according to new reports this morning. The Say A Little Prayer soul legend, 76, is said to be surrounded by her loved ones in Detroit, nine months after her last ever performance at the Elton John AIDS Foundation party in New York last November. Branded the Queen of Soul for her groundbreaking voice, the iconic singer has battled a string of health problems in later years. She was forced to deny she had pancreatic cancer in 2011 - later admitting to having had a tumour removed - and has previously struggled with alcoholism, obesity and a heavy smoking habit. All three of Aretha's brothers and sisters, including her manager Cecil Franklin, died of cancer in previous years. Her remaining family are said to be asking fans for "prayers and privacy", according to Showbiz411 , which claims Aretha was "miraculously" able to perform her last public show in August 2017 at Philadelphia's Mann Center … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin is ‘gravely ill’ as devastated family gather to ‘say goodbye’
SOUL legend Aretha Franklin is gravely ill, according to reports. The Respect singer is saying her last goodbyes to loved ones at her home in Detroit after an eight-year battle with cancer, according to Showbiz411. Dubbed the Queen of Soul and considered one of the greatest voices ever, Aretha’s dazzling music career includes classic songs (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman and I Say A Little Prayer. Rolling Stone magazine named her the greatest singer of all time. The mum-of-four is surrounded by loved ones in the town where she was born. Reports say her family have asked for "prayers and privacy" for the the singing legend. Aretha last performed in November 2017 for the Elton John's AIDs Foundation concert in New York. The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs hit song 'Respect' She battled exhaustion and dehydration to thrill crowds. The music icon started singing in Baptist church as a little girl, where her father was minister. Her powerful voice and soulful tone … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin ‘gravely ill’ – Queen of Soul ‘says final goodbyes to family’ aged 76 after battle with cancer
ARETHA Franklin is reportedly surrounded by family and friends in hospital. By Katabella Roberts / Published 13th August 2018 The queen of Soul is “gravely ill” in hospital according to reports.She is said to be surrounded by close family and friends and preparing for her death according to Showbiz 411.Her family have asked for “prayers and privacy”, the website reports.The I Say A Little Prayer songstress, 76, was originally diagnosed with cancer in 2010. Related Articles Remember X Factor's Spanish bombshell Ruth Lorenzo? Here's what she does now The Voice UK coaches give us the lowdown on the upcoming final Nobody gonna make me dull! However, she bravely battled through the illness and took to the stage for her last performance on November 2, 2017, for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in New York.Her final public performance was at Philadelphia’s Mann Center in August 201, which she did while fighting both exhaustion and … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin ‘gravely ill’ in hospital and ‘surrounded by friends and family’