Helen Reddy, the woman who sang the song that became the anthem of the women’s rights movement, passed away on 29th September 2020. The late singer’s family released an official statement of her death on Tuesday but refrained from revealing the cause of death. A song that was written as a casual song quickly went on the become the anthem of the women’s rights movement. It promptly went on the become an anthem and was played on the occasion of every campaign launched to liberate women.
Reddy’s family said they are deeply saddened to announce the passing of their beloved mother, Helen Reddy, on the afternoon of September 29th, 2020 in Los Angeles. Helen Reddy grew up as a part of a show business family in Melbourne. Following her stay with the family, Reddy eventually became a heroine in her homeland along with the first Australian to win a Grammy. Following her award win, Reddy soon published her memoir, “The Woman I Am.” In 2015, it was reported that Reddy was detected of dementia and was undergoing treatment. However, her family refrained from confirming or denying the news at the time.
How Did Helen Reddy Die?
Reddy’s death has left the entire Music Industry in a state of shock. Her death was confirmed by her children Traci and Jordan on her official Facebook account through a statement. Traci and Jordan went on the describe their mother as a wonderful woman, and she was genuinely formidable as a mother and a grandmother. Jordan also shared a picture of himself along with his sister and their late mother on his official Instagram page.
Since her death, tributes are pouring in for the late American singer and songwriter. However, many are still waiting to know the cause of her death, which was kept under wraps. But now, Helen Reddy’s ex-husband Jeff Wald has finally revealed the reason behind her death. Reddy’s ex-husband Jeff Wald finally told the cause behind her demise following the Australian singer’s death on Tuesday at the age of 78. Wald released a statement on Twitter stating that her ex-wife was battling a severe case of dementia and it is the reason behind her demise.
‘I am unfortunate to announce that my first wife of 18 years and the mother of my two oldest Traci and Jordan has died,‘ he tweeted.