Celebrities Are Paying Respects To The Late Aretha Franklin With Touching Posts

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On Thursday, singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin was pronounced dead at her home in Detroit surrounded by her friends and family, according to her publicist.

Franklin’s family has stated:

The “official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.

Since the news of her passing made headlines, celebrities have been paying tribute to the late singer with touching posts online.

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