Aretha Franklin cancel MLB gig
Aretha Franklin has had to pull out of an appearance due to health concerns. The Associated Press reports that the “Respect” diva will not be appearing at an MLB luncheon, where she was to be honored with the Beacon Award.
The singer did not specify what her health problem is, but she did let mention that she is getting care for the undisclosed condition. “I greatly appreciate being a Beacon Award recipient,” Aretha said in a statement released Monday. “Presently, I am unable to travel as I continue my treatment. I am working toward a full recovery.”