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Following a report claiming that Bob Marley’s wife, Rita Marley, is already dead, the next question is, what could be the reason behind it?
What could have caused the demise of the 70-year-old Cuban-Jamaican singer?
It can be recalled that the widow of the late reggae superstar reportedly had stroke last month. Some reports event stated that her condition was not good.
Did She Not Recover From Hospitalization?
The Rita Marley dead report, born Alpharita Constantia Anderson in Jamaica, rose to fame when she was launched as part of the reggae group I Threes in 1966.
Back in September, Urban Islandz reported that the former backup singer of the late Bob Marley was rushed to the hospital while in Miami.
While her family, including her children Ziggy, Cedella and Stephen, was mum about her real situation, unnamed sources reportedly told the online news outlet that “she is in serious condition” after she had stroke.
Earlier this month, a news site called Media Take Out reported first the Rita Marley dead news.
Considering that she was hospitalized, many fans might have believed its headline which read, “Bob Marley’s Widow RITA MARLEY… Just PASSED AWAY Last Night… May She REST IN PEACE!”
Apparently, the site pulled out the report and ran the statement, “Earlier today reports online suggested that she passed away. Those reports are FALSE.”
According to Gossip Cop, Media Take Out did not mention anymore that the death rumor actually started from them.
“Instead, it simply pretends it had nothing to do with the dissemination of the inaccurate report,” Gossip Cop said.
It further pointed out that Rita Marley is very much alive and it was Media Take Out that was “dead wrong.”
Meanwhile, a family member told Urban Islandz in a separate news update that “These reports that are circulating are disgusting and folks should show some respect to one of the most iconic figures in the world today.”