Aretha has been battling health troubles for years, and now reports say the 76-year-old singer is near death. "I am so saddened to report that the Queen of Soul and my good friend, Aretha Franklin is gravely ill," tweets Evrod Cassimy of WDIV in Detroit. "I spoke with her family members this morning. She is asking for your prayers at this time." TMZ quote their own sources and confirm the news and The AP reports the soul singer has reportedly been battling cancer.
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