Heartbreaking news surfaced the media on Monday, August 13th when a longtime friend of Aretha Franklin confirmed that iconic superstar is gravely ill” and her “death is imminent.”
Aretha Franklin, also known as the Queen of Soul, is reported to be very ill. Her family and friends are begging for fans to partner in prayer with Aretha and her family as they are believing that she will pass away soon.
Aretha is believed to be battling cancer and after years of shying away from a diagnosis, the current state of her body is in no way making a recovery.
TMZ reported that a close friend to Aretha revealed that she was only 85 pounds and that her current state is leading loved ones to think they could “lose her anytime.”
After canceling shows in March and April 2018 on behalf of her doctor’s orders, fans were concerned for Aretha’s health. However, her management confirmed that she would be okay after two months of rest and even encouraged fans with a new album due in November.
In 2011, Aretha was thrilled to announce that she was “feeling fabulous” after her fans praying her health. Today, her friends and family and begging for you to lift up the singer’s mind and body in prayer as now more than ever- they need a miracle.
Please keep her in your prayers as the Queen of Soul is currently surrounded by her loved ones. With just days left to live, pray for peace and joy and comfort. This is a difficult time for Aretha and her family.