Natalie Cole, the daughter of iconic singer, Nat King Cole, has passed away. She was 65.
Cole, who followed in her famous father’s footsteps, died from congestive heart failure and complications from a kidney transplant and Hepatitis C. She died in a Los Angeles hospital.
Natalie had been very sick recently, cancelling several tour dates in late December including a New Year’s Eve concert at Disney Hall in L.A. She also cancelled an upcomingFebruary concert due to illness. Natalie struggled with substance abuse and was plagued with health problems, suffering from liver disease in 2008. She also underwent chemo for Hepatitis C. h/t tmz
Natalie, who was married 3 times and has a son, was 65.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Cole’s family and friends at this difficult time.