As we told you yesterday, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is said to be “gravely ill,” with a source telling TMZ that she’s dying from cancer...something she beat nearly a decade ago. As you can imagine, the news is devastating to her friends and fans, with many of her celebrity friends taking to social media to offer their thoughts and prayers for the singer.
Paps caught up to Aersomith’s Steven Tyler in New York city and asked him about Aretha. He said he was “heartbroken” over he news of Aretha’s failing health, offering “big prayers” for the singer. He even shared a few lines of her famous song “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.”