CNN reports that sources close to the singer and her family say “Aretha Franklin is in hospice care at her home, a source close to the 76-year-old singer told CNN’s Don Lemon.”
Roland Martin Tweeted: Many of you are asking me to confirm the health status of @ArethaFranklin. Folks, I’ve known for several months. The Queen is surrounded by loved ones. That’s all I will say for now. Please keep her, the family and her longtime support staff in your prayers.
Others are also other artist are also showing the Queen of Soul support, Like Beyonce dedicated Detroits OTRTII to her saying “This show is dedicated to Aretha Franklin, We love you and thank you.”
Please make sure you continue to pray for Aretha Frankin and her family
Update: Aretha passed away in her Detroit home where she was under hospice care. She was surrounded by loved ones.
Being a singer is a natural gift. It means I’m using to the highest degree possible the gift that God gave me to use. I’m happy with that