We could be on the verge of losing one of the greatest soul artists of all time.  It's not looking good.

Michigan native and Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin is currently in serious condition in a Detroit hospital.  According to Fox17online.com,

Her family says Franklin, who just turned 76 in March, is in a "gravely ill" state and they are now preparing for the worst. They are now asking for prayers and privacy.

Arthea Franklin performing during a New York Fall Gala last November as seen in the picture above was dramatically thinner than the Aretha we saw sing the National Anthem during the Lions game just a year earlier as seen below.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with Miss Franklin and her family.

We'll keep you up to date on this story.


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