The singer Aretha Franklin in “very serious” state, according to sources close

The singer Aretha Franklin, 76, is in a “very serious” state and is surrounded by her family, according to sources close to the artist on social networks.

“I am very sad to report that the Queen of Soul and my great friend, Aretha Franklin, is seriously ill, I spoke with her family this morning. (Franklin) asks that they pray for her at this time,” the journalist Channel 4 of Detroit, Evrod Cassimy.

“I have been able to talk with Aretha Franklin, she is resting surrounded by close friends and her family,” Cassimy added later.

The health of the legendary soul singer has been in the spotlight in recent months, in which there have been rumors about an alleged cancer that suffers, although Franklin has always been very discreet about it and has not confirmed it.

Born in 1942 in Memphis (Tennessee), Franklin has been in music since the 50s and has great hits such as “Respect” and “Spanish Harlem”, apart from winning eighteen Grammy awards.

In 1979 she received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 1987 she was the first woman to enter the “rock and roll” hall of fame.

In addition, he sang at the inauguration ceremony of former President Barack Obama (2009-2017) in January 2009, as he had done before in that of former President Bill Clinton (1993-2001).

His last performance was in November 2017 for a concert in New York of the Elton John Foundation for the fight against AIDS.

In March of this year, Franklin canceled two concerts in New Jersey for “medical recommendation,” according to his team, who also announced that the artist would not perform in New Orleans (Louisiana) in April.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


The US attorney general asks Trump to stop tweeting about open cases

The United States attorney general, William Barr, has asked the president, Donald Trump, on Thursday to stop tweeting about cases and open investigations since...

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 shakes the south of Mexico and is perceived in the capital

 Mexico, - An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.7 shook the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Monday and was felt in the capital of...

Miami, Ibero-American gastronomic capital, adds to important university

 Miami, .- The Culinary Institute of Miami (MCI) joined by an agreement signed on Tuesday to the sponsors of the program of events organized...

Romeo Santos reveals his plan of life is to “sell music” and move away from love

The artist Romeo Santos, a Puerto Rican mother and Dominican father, admitted today in San Juan, where he signs autographs of his new album,...

Two injured when a truck hit a property of the Estefan in Miami

Miami, .- Two people were hospitalized this Monday in Miami as a result of the collision of a garbage collection truck against a recording...