Aretha Franklin “Gravely Ill”, According To Reports

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Aretha Franklin is “seriously ill”, an anonymous source confirms to the Associated Press.

Franklin, 76, has cancelled concerts earlier this year due to health concerns. She was ordered by doctors to rest.

Friends of the singer have taken to Twitter to confirm the news:


According to Local 4 News in Detroit, her illness has not been revealed at this time. A source tells TMZ the singer has been battling cancer.

TMZ also reports the singer is down to 86 pounds and that her family was told she could “go at any time.”

Franklin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and has won 18 Grammy Awards over the course of her career.

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