Aretha Franklin stated to be ‘seriously ill’

Aretha Franklin Image caption The star’s albums include Lady Soul And I By No Means Loved A Person The Way I Really Like You

Aretha Franklin is “critically in poor health”, consistent with an individual close to the veteran soul singer.

The source, who spoke on situation of anonymity, confirmed to the Associated Press that Franklin was once gravely unwell.

The 76-12 months-vintage cancelled planned live shows earlier this year due to health considerations and was once ordered via docs to relax for two months.

Last year Franklin indicated her plans to retire from touring following the discharge of a new album.

Separately, celebrity site TMZ has additionally pronounced that a “lengthy-time family member was once informed a week in the past ‘prepare your self, she’s dying.'”

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