WATCH: Aretha Franklin Asks Did Zika Kill Prince?

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre on March 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. CREDIT: Getty Images
The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin performs at The Fox Theatre on March 5, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. CREDIT: Getty Images

Aretha Franklin reacted to the death of Prince today on MSNBC:

Franklin speculated that Prince died because of Zika. “But, you know, they’re saying flu-like symptoms. i’m wondering if it had anything to do with this Zika virus,” said Franklin.

“Yeah, this is a scary thing for a guy who was last reported to be suffering from the flu, and then suddenly for this very healthy individual,” said Brian Williams. “He was a vegan, he was fitness buff, he was a dancer, he was physically very fit. For him to die of this…”

SOURCE: The Week
Daniel Halper