Aretha Franklin Resting at Home With Family, Nephew Says

Aretha Franklin Resting at Home With Family, Nephew Says

Aretha Franklin is resting at dwelling, surrounded by family and friends, who’re attempting to remain hopeful in regards to the singing legend’s failing well being, her nephew instructed PEOPLE.

“She’s alert, laughing, teasing, in a position to acknowledge individuals,” Tim Franklin instructed PEOPLE on Tuesday. “Household is there along with her. She’s dwelling.”

Information broke on Monday that Franklin was in “gravely in poor health” situation, with PEOPLE reporting that the soul singer’s dying was “imminent.”

“I noticed her every week in the past Friday and we talked for about 45 minutes to an hour. My brother was there on Saturday and he or she was alert, speaking, laughing, joking,” he stated. “She’s watching TV, so god forbid she sees all of this ‘Aretha’s useless,’ so I don’t wish to dampen her spirits on that.”

Nicely needs poured in for “The Queen of Soul” from notable figures comparable to Mariah Carey and former President Invoice Clinton.

Franklin’s nephew confirmed with PEOPLE that she is sick, however stated that her household is “attempting to maintain her spirits up and go from there.”

“We consider she’ll pull via it, she believes she’ll pull via it, and that’s the essential factor,” he stated.

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