The death of Donna Summer yesterday took the music industry and global community by surprise. But many didn’t know about the singer’s long battle with cancer. Now, we are learning more after her death.
Summer was battling lung cancer and said that she believed she got the disease that eventually killed her after inhaling air post-9/11.
Sources told TMZ that at the time of the most heinous terrorist attack in U.S. history, Summer was living near Ground Zero. She reportedly became paranoid about breathing the air around her because of the rancid odor it carried.