03/01/2011 08:58 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Aretha Franklin Talks Sickness, Pain

The pain started in her side, Aretha Franklin reveals -- and was so bad it "nearly brought [her] to her knees."

During a talk with Wendy Williams set to air Tuesday on The Wendy Williams Show, the 18-time Grammy winner says that discomfort "was my first inkling that something was wrong, that something wasn't what it should be."

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