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Aretha Franklin News Archive
At 71 years old, when your health is in jeopardy, things are always up in the air. Nothing is guaranteed, and it's a scary thing!
For Aretha Franklin, it looks like she took the right steps to make sure her ongoing health problems are no more — and she's now calling her recovery and improvement 'miraculous.'
We're just happy she's okay!
If you remember, Aretha had to cancel a BUNCH of shows, worrying fans those close to her alike. Strangely, she never said exactly what the problem was — and we STILL have no idea!
BUT, she did give an update on her health, saying:
The weirdest part about Aretha Franklin canceling a show in her home town is not that she's canceling the show, but that her reason is super vague!
We hope she's okay!
According to the singer, she's going though an ongoing 'treatment.' There is no word on WHAT that treatment is, or if we should be really worried!
OH NO!!! We hope everything is ok!!
Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin is taking off the rest of June and rescheduling a few shows due to an unspecified medical treatment!
Aretha Franklin's voice is still as powerful as ever, and she'll never give up recording!
To make sure she doesn't have to, Aretha needs to stay healthy — something that she takes very seriously after a few scares (she had to miss Whitney Houston's funeral because of leg spasms!). While at first glance you could think that Aretha might not be in the best shape, looks can be deceiving! It doesn't mean she isn't healthy!
All things considered, at 71 she's active and going strong! That's an INCREDIBLE place to be!
So how does she keep so active and upbeat?
While on tour to promote her latest album, Falling Out Of Love, Aretha Franklin made an unscheduled pit stop at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis to x-ray her toe injured in an accident on Friday.
The Queen of Soul tripped over her Jimmy Choo spiked heels in her hotel suite and felt a sharp pain in her left index toe.
She says it "hurt like heck for a minute, but seemed to subside." However, x-rays a few days later revealed a fracture in the toe!
We're so sorry to hear that, but it sounds like things could have been worse for the music legend who said, "I'm so grateful it wasn't my right piano [pedal] foot."
She still has other problems on her mind though. As she was gearing up for a performance in Virginia on Tuesday night, she joked:
"How am I supposed to match my new Marc Jacobs gown with this wooden blue hospital shoe?"
We're glad that's ALL she's worrying about, especially after her mysterious health scare last year, which required serious surgery!
Good luck at the show, Aretha! We're sure you'll find some way to stylishly rock that wooden blue hospital shoe!
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