Aretha Franklin Diagnosed With Cancer

Sad news: Aretha Franklin, 68, has been diagnosed with cancer. Last week the singer underwent a unspecified surgery and was said to be doing ‘ok’ after the procedure.

Tabloid News of The World is reporting that the singer has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but that has not been confirmed by her camp.

Last Thursday she released a statement on her illness…

“The surgery was highly successful. God is still in control. I had superb doctors and nurses whom were blessed by all the prayers of the city and the country. God bless you all for your prayers! — The Queen of Soul, Ms. Aretha Franklin”

Everyone keep Aretha in your thoughts and prayers and hope she makes it through her illness!