Aretha Franklin is home for the holidays. And she’s glad about it. Fans have been sending up well wishes to The Queen of Soul since hearing that she is suffering from what could be pancreatic cancer.
The 20-time Grammy Award winning music legend granted an exclusive phone interview with her longtime friend, Clarence Waldron of Jet magazine– the first she’s granted since falling ill. “I feel great,” Franklin said. “The doctors say I can do whatever I feel like I am up to do.