Posts Tagged ‘Natalie Cole’


Natalie Cole (after a successful kidney transplant) has announced she will be performing Sept. 9 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

Natalie Cole

Posted: May 24, 2009 by streetsrusblogtalk in Celebs, Drama, Health, Music, News
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Nat received a kidney transplant. She had been testing family members for a match, but received the kidney from a deceased donor. Natalie will recuperate for the next three to four months before going back out on tour.

On the day Natalie Cole recieved her donor kidney, her sister Carol “Cookie” Cole died from cancer of the lung. Natalie’s sister Timolin said, “Our sister Cookie hadn’t been to a doctor in 30 years, and last week she went in and they found a cancerous spot on her lung. They had wanted to start chemo right away, but Cookie said no.”

Natalie Cole Takes Chemo In Her Dressing Room

Posted: April 17, 2009 by streetsrusblogtalk in Celebs, Health, Music, News
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What a trooper. Instead of canceling her tour after being diagnosed with Hepatitis C and needing aggressive chemotherapy, Natalie Cole took her treatments backstage before her shows. Nat says, “Whatever horror stories you have heard about chemo is true. It is absolutely one of the most debilitating and difficult experiences that could ever happen to a human being. Trying to perform was a real challenge. Just picture an IV hanging from a wardrobe rack in my dressing room in Japan as I tried to prepare for two shows in a night.”

Natalie Cole Still Searching For Kidney Donor

Posted: April 2, 2009 by streetsrusblogtalk in Celebs, Health, Music
Natalie Cole is searching for a kidney after her battle with Hepatitis C caused both of her kidneys to fail. Her son and sister were both tested to donate but neither was a match.