With news that Aretha Franklin is near death, The Daily News, has confirmed a slew of new details about the iconic soul singer’s health — and what may very well be her final moments.
According to sources, Franklin, has quietly been battling cancer since this summer. Her previously cancelled shows in July, were in fact, due to ailments from complications due to her cancer. At the time, it wasn’t quite known why the singer cancelled the concerts, but now, it is indeed very much known.
Sources who have since been in the hospital room with Aretha, confirmed, that she is “close to about 85lbs and is extremely ill”. Like other reports published, her family members, have surrounded the singer since about Friday.
Sources also say that friends and family have been told as of about a week ago to “prepare for her final moments as she is dying and could go at any time”.