Things are not looking good for The Queen of Soul. Aretha Franklin’s family says the legendary singer and songwriter is gravely ill.
Apparently, the 76-year-old singer has been sick for awhile, but it’s unclear with what exactly. However, family members are asking for prayers as they are gathered around the singer.
This comes after Franklin canceled a number of concerts on the advice of doctors.
Following news of Franklin’s deteriorating condition, fans and celebrities alike tweeted messages of support and sympathy for Franklin and her family.
— Bev (@beverlyhinton) August 13, 2018
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 13, 2018
Praying for Aretha Franklin and her family right now! ❤️🙏🏽
— Ciara (@ciara) August 13, 2018
God be with you Aretha Franklin!
— michael drakulich (@drak1950) August 13, 2018
Nothing but sad news building about Aretha Franklin. I think of this video often and just smile. https://t.co/D5S2b6IJxr
— Marty Kassowitz (@mkassowitz) August 13, 2018