A contestant on The Voice, Janice Freeman, who appeared during the 2017 season, passed away at the age of 33-years-old. Her family said to reporters from TMZ that while staying at home with her husband, she suddenly began “complaining she couldn’t breathe.”
Yesterday, Saturday, on the 2nd of March, her spouse called emergency first responders and upon their arrival, the professionals tried to revive Mrs. Freeman, however, unfortunately, she passed away that evening. Freeman died from a blood clot.
According to Rolling Stone Magazine, Janice was a survivor of cervical cancer, lupus, as well as meningitis. When it was revealed she had passed away, many celebrities and social media figures reached out on Twitter and Instagram, including Jennifer Hudson, who described Freeman as a “blessing” as well as an “inspiration” for her perseverance as an artist struggling with the aforementioned illnesses.
— Miley Cyrus News (@MileyRaySlays) March 3, 2019
Previously, in the 13th season of The Voice in 2017, Freeman was on the team of the “Wrecking Ball” singer, Miley Cyrus. During her time on the show, Mrs. Freeman advanced to the 11th spot. Janice sang the song, “Radioactive,” from Imagine Dragons as well as “Woman” from Etta James.
Despite the fact, her time on The Voice eventually came to an end, Freeman and Miley Cyrus continued their friendship. Miley even went so far as paying for a security deposit as well as six months’ rent for herself and her family.
On Instagram, Freeman posted a video in thanks for Cyrus, describing her as “my dawg,” and stating she would defend her “to the bitter end.” Our thoughts and prayers go out to Janice and her family.
Miley Cyrus has garnered praise for her time on The Voice. She began her time as a judge back in the 11th season in 2016. Around the same time, Miley also rekindled her relationship with the Australian actor, Liam Hemsworth, whom she eventually married this past year in 2018. Neither Liam nor Miley have spoken about having a baby yet, but fans have been eagerly awaiting such news.