Mariah Carey, Ciara and More Send Prayers For Aretha Franklin: See the Tweets By Phil Mason On 11 August 2018 75 Aretha Franklin is said to be "seriously ill," according to a person close to the singer, and celebrities are taking to social media to send thoughts and prayers to the legendary performer. Mariah Carey, Missy Elliot, Andy Cohen, Mark Frost, and Ciara are just a few the stars who have tweeted in support Franklin. "Praying for the Queen Soul," Carey wrote on Monday morning (Aug. 13). View the rest the tweets below. Related Posts BTS’ Dior Tour Costumes: See First Look Cardi B, Camila Cabello, and the Internet React to Ciara's Epic AMAs Performance Of 'Level Up': See the Tweets Coyotes Popping Up All Around New York City: Report FBI Discovers Bodies Sewn Together In "Frankenstein Manner"