DETROIT — Music legend Aretha Franklin tells Jet magazine that she soon will reveal what prompted her recent surgery at a Detroit hospital.
NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin is home from the hospital – and she’s already making plans for the holidays.
NewsOne has obtained Keith Washington’s official statement on the controversy surrounding the Internet streaming of a private conversation between Washington and his ailing friend, Aretha Franklin, on a Detroit radio station. [EDITORS NOTE: Kiss 105.9 Detroit is owned by NewsOne’s parent company, Radio One] Aretha Franklin has been a dear friend and colleague for over […]
DETROIT — Aretha Franklin’s cousin says the ailing legendary singer is “doing better than doctors expected” and expects to be released from the hospital this weekend.
We at Newsone wanted to give our readers a chance to send their words of support and encouragement to music icon Aretha Franklin. Today, the world learned that Franklin has cancer (possibly pancreatic). She underwent a successful surgery late last week. We will send these words of encouragement from her fans to Aretha’s family and […]
DETROIT – Aretha Franklin underwent serious surgery last week and is “recovering very well,” her longtime friend, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, said Wednesday. Jackson said in an interview with The Associated Press that he’s visited with the legendary singer four or five times recently, including a few days ago, and that Franklin’s “spirits are high, […]
Detroit — Fox 2 in Detroit has confirmed that Aretha Franklin has cancer, While the National Enquirer has claimed she has pancreatic cancer, Fox 2 has not confirmed that to be the case. Fox 2 News in Detroit has confirmed that the “Queen of Soul” has cancer. A close relative of Aretha Franklin tells reporter […]
NEW YORK – Aretha Franklin says her surgery was “highly successful” and thanks well-wishers for their prayers. In a statement released Thursday to The Associated Press, the Queen of Soul says: “God is still in control. I had superb doctors and nurses whom were blessed by all the prayers of the city and the country.” […]
DETROIT – A community prayer vigil has been held in Detroit for Aretha Franklin, a day before organizers say the singing legend is to undergo a medical procedure.
DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is canceling all concert dates and personal appearances through May on the orders of her doctors, the singer’s spokeswoman said Thursday. The news came two days after the announcement that Franklin had been released over the weekend from a Detroit hospital following a brief stay. Publicist Tracey Jordan said Tuesday […]
DETROIT — Aretha Franklin’s son was severely beaten at a gas station in Detroit, the singing legend’s spokeswoman said Tuesday. Eddie Franklin was attacked Monday night and was undergoing surgery at a hospital, Gwendolyn Quinn said in a statement. She said three people may have been involved in the attack, but did not address a […]
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