"Wait a few days before you waste any prayers...”
As the death of legendary singer Prince continues to shock the world, news of his final words at a concert in Atlanta, Georgia, have many wondering if he knew what was to come.
The "Purple Rain" singer was found dead at his Minnesota home at the age of 57, just days after being rushed to the hospital with flu-like symptoms that developed while on his private plane. The plane made an emergency landing in Illinois.
Initial reports of his condition were serious, with a source saying that Prince was “not doing well,” the Daily Mail reported.
The day after the hospital visit, Prince appeared in concert in Atlanta to assure his fans that he was okay. TMZ reported that at the end of the night, Prince told the crowd, “Wait a few days before you waste any prayers.”
Prince’s publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirmed the singer’s death in a statement.
“It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” the statement read, CNN reported.
More on the death of music legend Prince as the story develops.