Breaking News.. Iconic Singer, Etta James Close to Death in Final Stages of Leukemia

| December 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Entertainment Weekly has just reported that iconic singer, Etta James is in the final stages of  a battle with leukemia and is close to death. According to Etta’s manager Lupe De Leon, “Etta has a terminal illness. She’s in the final stages of leukemia. She has also been diagnosed with dementia and Hepatitis C. She’s in a home right now and mostly sleeps. She is under the care of a live-in doctor from Riverside Community Hospital and two others who have placed her on oxygen. Her husband is with her 24 hours a day, and her sons visit regularly. We’re all very sad. We’re just waiting”.

Etta James is most known for her legendary recording of “At Last” in 1961 and was played by Beyonce in the film, Cadillac Records. We’ll keep you updated on Ms. James’ condition and any other updates.

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