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Aretha Franklin Said To Be Close To Death

August 13, 2018 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Aretha Franklin

TMZ reports that legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin is said to be “gravely ill” and close to death, with her family and friends gathering to say goodbye. Franklin is 76.

A source and close friend claims that she’s down to 86 pounds and hear health is falling. Two weeks ago everyone was told that “she could go any time.” The source added: “Prepare yourself, she’s dying.

Another source, who is also close to her, added that she has been suffering from cancer. Franklin’s had bad health problems in the last few years, restricting her performances to special occasions. Her last performance was at an Elton John AIDS Foundation event in November. WDIV TV in Detroit claims her family has confirmed the state of her health.

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