Aretha Franklin Diagnosed With Cancer

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Get Well, Hip Hop Wired, News

Fox 2 in Detroit has confirmed that Aretha Franklin has cancer.

A close relative of the legendary singer tells reporter Al Allen that they are very concerned and while the National Enquierer claims that she has pancreatic cancer, that news has yet to be confirmed.
Aretha’s family says she is doing “OK,” but they are still asking for continued prayers and support.

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Comments

  • I Am Legend (Allergic To Darkies)

    so sorry Aretha ….Hope you get better and beat it

    • BIG MAMA CORNBREAD

      RE RE WE LOVE YOU! I’LL SAY A LITTLE PRAYER FOR YOU. WE HAVE BEEN THERE WITH YOU SINCE YOUR FATHERS CHURCH….YOU ARE INDEED CHERISHED . GET WELL SOON AND BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN…NYC CHICAGO CALIF.

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    • E.C. from D.C.

      Read this is like THE WORST cancer to get. Damnit Aretha. *sad*

  • RHONYC

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!
    BOO! :-(

  • Kimber

    Sad.

  • Kim

    So sad. All of her siblings died from a form of cancer. She is the greatest. Bless her heart!

  • LaTanya

    Detroit and everyone else is praying for you Queen!!!

  • Aj

    I hope she gets better.

    She, Chaka Khan (and Rufus), and Patti are my favorite American woman singers. When I came to the states, one of friends gave me their older CDs. Good stuff.

  • daisy jay

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!! You’ve gotta be kidding me right now!! If she loses the fight, I’ll be just…sigh. Torn

    • LL

      stay positive! (i’d be torn too but you gotta stay positive)

  • http://bossip.com Twhist

    Everyone please keep Ms. Franklin in your prayers, she needs more than comments and praises, shes in need of christians to truly and selflessly prayer for her speedy recovery and the healing of her body. Not do I love the QUEEN, but I’m praying for her.

  • tommykimon

    Hoping she can make a speedy recover from this.

  • http://www.bossip.com yooooo

    GOD save the Queen!

  • MALLORYP941

    MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHT ARE WITH HER AND HER FAMILY …SHE IS A ICON IN THE INDUSTRY AND I WISH HER A SPEEDY RECOVERY ….SHE’S OVERCOME SO MUCH IF ANYONE WILL BEAT CANCER ITS ARETHA

  • Is It 5:00 Yet?

    Oh not pancreatic cancer! That is seriously the worst cancer to have. It takes people out so quick.

    Most people go to the doctor for a stomach ache and find out they have pancreatic cancer. Next thing you know…

    I hope she gets better.

  • bouyant

    this cancer, doesn’t care of race, gender, or religion. get well soon.

  • Moanmyname (Certified now!)

    really? Fox 2? I’ll believe it when it comes from her mouth

  • Hannibal

    AND THIS IS A STORY BECAUSE??? SHE WILL ALWAYS BE THE QUEEN OF SOUL FOOD!

    • THe truth

      And you will always be the queen of fools.

    • zeefi

      Hamazz, get out of here. This is a living legend and you are not funny in the least. Woman’s music is timeless.

      Queen, I hope you pull through. Love the musical legacy you have given.

    • Hannibal

      I APOLOGIZE FOR MY COMMENT

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