The world is still in mourning over the death of the iconic superstar Prince.
The multifaceted singer/songwriter was a very private entertainer, who kept most of his personal life extremely private. So many are still wondering what exactly caused the death of the 57-year-old legend.
TMZ reported late in the afternoon on Thursday that Prince had been treated at the hospital a few days before his death for what sources are saying may have been a drug overdose.
Prince was treated for a drug overdose 6 days before his death … multiple sources tell TMZ.
We broke the story … Prince’s private jet made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois last Friday, hours after he performed in Atlanta. At the time his reps said he was battling the flu … something we questioned because his plane was only 48 minutes from home before the unscheduled landing.
Multiple sources in Moline tell us, Prince was rushed to a hospital and doctors gave him a “save shot” … typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate.
Our sources further say doctors advised Prince to stay in the hospital for 24 hours. His people demanded a private room, and when they were told that wasn’t possible … Prince and co. decided to bail. The singer was released 3 hours after arriving and flew home.
We’re told when Prince left he “was not doing well.”
Prince wanted people to have living proof he’s still living, so he showed up at around midnight at Paisley Park near his Minnesota home and showed off his new guitar and piano.
He didn’t sing, but told the crowd, “Wait a few days before you waste any prayers.”
We know authorities in Minnesota are trying to get the hospital records from Moline to help determine cause of death.
We have made more than a dozen attempts to reach Prince’s reps for comment, but they went radio silent.