The American singer Aretha Franklin, known for world hits like “Respect” and “I Say a Little Prayer”, is seriously ill. “Her family asks for her to pray and her privacy respected” journalist Roger Friedman, a friend of the family, on his website Showbiz411 written.
The singer fight since 2010 against cancer but found in november 2017 still have the power to act for the Elton John AIDS Foundation. “Her performance was a miracle, because Aretha has when against exhaustion and dehydration fought,” explains Friedman. According to insiders, the “Queen of Soul” is currently surrounded by family and friends.
Franklin has an impressive musical achievements accumulated in the past 50 years. During her career, she won 18 Grammy Awards, including one in 1994 for her entire oeuvre. In 2005 she received the former U.s. president George W. Bush the presidential vrijheidsmedaille, the highest award that an American citizen can get of the head of state.