‘I’m doing well generally’: Aretha Franklin, 75, squashes fake death rumors… blames weight loss on meds
Aretha Franklin was forced to respond to rumors of her own death on Tuesday after an unverified Twitter account announcement of her ‘passing’ went viral.
‘I’m doing well generally, all tests have come back good,’ the 75-year-old Queen of Soul told Us Weekly.
‘I’ve lost a lot of weight due to side effects of medicine, it affects your weight. Thanxxxx for your concern.’
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Daytime Emmy-nominated presenter Shaun Robinson also tweeted that she’d spoken to the 18-time Grammy winner’s family, who urged fans not to believe the hoax.