A sad day for the world today as we learn the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin’s health is declining.
It has just been announced that she has been moved to hospice care in her home.
She is 76-years-old.
Journalist Roland Smarton confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.
According to TMZ, Aretha has been in poor health for the past few years, only performing on special occasions; most recently at an Elton John AIDS Foundation event last November.
Prayers have started pouring in from fans and famous friends on social media:
More updates as they come.