Janice Freeman who was on Team Miley on the NBC series “The Voice” in 2017 died on March 2, 2019, from complications of a blood clot and pneumonia. She was 33-years-old.
Freeman’s family spoke with TMZ and verified her death. They said the singer was at home with her husband Dion in Pasadena. Suddenly, the singer said she could not breathe. Her husband called 911 and began CPR until EMS arrived. Freeman died that evening.
It is reported that Freeman, who appeared on the 13th Season of “The Voice,” died from a blood clot that dislodged and moved into her heart. The singer previously admitted that she had lupus, meningitis, and cervical cancer.
During the singer’s blind audition during the show, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Hudson turned their chairs around after she sang Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive.”
Freeman chose to be on “Team Miley” and advanced to the Top 11 before being eliminated.
After she left the show, “The Voice” contestant continued to sing. She also made it her priority to encourage others to keep fighting any health issues they might have.
Freeman and Cyrus remained friends after the show ended. Cyrus helped Freeman by paying the security deposit and six month’s rent.
Miley Cyrus wrote on her Instagram after posting a picture of a rainbow; thank you, Janice, for everything. This is a representation of you.
Jennifer Hudson posted on Instagram a portion of Freeman singing during her blind audion and offered condolences.
Her husband Dion survives her along with a daughter named Hannah.
Written by Barbara Sobel
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