R.I.P. Natalie Cole Passes Away At 65, So Sad
ILOSM family we have extremely sad news to report on this New Year’s day. Natalie Cole has passed away at the age of 65.
UPDATE: Natalie Cole’s family has confirmed that she passed away on New Years Eve (December 31, 2015) and they released this statement:
“It is with heavy hearts that we bring to you all the news of our Mother and sister’s passing. Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived..with dignity, strength and honor. Our beloved Mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever.”
TMZ has confirmed this and here is what has been reported so far:
Natalie Cole — one of the great voices in decades — has died … TMZ has learned.
Cole, who’s hits include “This Will Be” and “Unforgettable” which she performed as a virtual duet with dad Nat King Cole — had sick recently, canceling several tour dates in late December. She also cancelled an upcoming February concert due to illness.
Natalie struggled with substance abuse and was plagued with health problems, suffering from liver disease in 2008. She ended up getting a transplant. She also contracted Hepatitis C, for which she underwent chemo.
Natalie, who was married 3 times and has a son, was 65.’
This is so sad and our our hearts and prayers are with Natalie Cole’s child and the rest of her family. Rest peacefully Ms. Cole we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for gracing us phenomenal music that touched our souls…
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