Aretha Franklin is said to be “seriously ill,” according to a person close to the singer, and celebrities are taking to social media to send thoughts and prayers to the legendary performer.
Mariah Carey, Missy Elliot, Andy Cohen, Mark Frost, and Ciara are just a few of the stars who have tweeted in support of Franklin.
“Praying for the Queen of Soul,” Carey wrote on Monday morning (Aug. 13).
View the rest of the tweets below.
Praying for the Queen of Soul —- #ArethaFranklin pic.twitter.com/5cfNPrQrq3
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 13, 2018
Thinking about Aretha, the Queen of Soul today. RESPECT.
— Mark Frost (@mfrost11) August 13, 2018
Praying for Aretha Franklin and her family right now! ??—-
— Ciara (@ciara) August 13, 2018
My prayers are with Aretha Franklin & her family during this difficult time —- LOOK BELOW @ what I tweeted at the top of the year we MUST CELEBRATE the Living Legends while they are here to see it. So many have given us decades of Timeless music…?? https://t.co/VVacLxcMSI
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 13, 2018
Prayers going up for the Queen of Soul tonight. Music just wouldn’t be same if not for Aretha Franklin. pic.twitter.com/oHHO5Kvfah
— Jackée Harry (@JackeeHarry) August 13, 2018
Praying for Aretha!!!!!!!
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) August 13, 2018
Just read the reports about Aretha Franklin. Reminds me of that time Re-Re blessed the White House with my favorite song of hers #GetWellQueen https://t.co/Em1anRFcO3
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) August 13, 2018
Like people all around the world, Hillary and I are thinking about Aretha Franklin tonight & listening to her music that has been such an important part of our lives the last 50 years. We hope you’ll lift her up by listening and sharing her songs that have meant the most to you.
— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) August 14, 2018