Singer Natalie Cole Confirms Diagnosis Of Hepatitis C

July 17, 2008

Singer Natalie Cole, the daughter of the music legend Nat King Cole, has come out and confirmed to the public she has been diagnosed with hepatitis C.Hollywood (ChattahBox) – Singer Natalie Cole, the daughter of the music legend Nat King Cole, has come out and confirmed to the public she has been diagnosed with hepatitis C.

The 58-year old singer has a history of drug problems in the past with heroin and crack cocaine.

She put out a statement saying, “I have been so fortunate to have learned so much from my past experiences. I am embraced by the love and support of my family and friends. I am committed to my belief in myself and in my abiding faith to meet this challenge with a heartfelt optimism and determination. This is how I intend to deal with this current challenge in my life.”

The Grammy Award-winner was diagnosed with hepatitis C during a routine medical check-up, and believed she first contracted it in the 1970s due to her drug activity.


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