Former 'Voice' Contestant Janice Freeman Passes Away At 33

Posted March 04, 2019

Janice Freeman, who garnered widespread fame after appearing as a contestant on season 13 of ' The Voice, ' has died.

According to reports, Janice was at her home in Pasadena, California on Saturday afternoon with her husband, Dion, when she began to complain that she was having trouble breathing. "He called 911, continuing to do CPR until paramedics arrived". She later died due to an apparent blood clot that traveled to her heart.

Freeman had previously alerted fans to her ongoing health troubles last month, sharing, "It has been a hard, trying, discouraging, mentally draining, etc last 3 months I have had to deal with in a very long time!" She passed at around 5:30 PM.

That night, a stunned Cyrus told her through tears, "I truly believe that if anybody deserves to stick around in this competition, it is you". Coached by Miley Cyrus, Freeman left her mark on everyone she met.

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Freeman was also survived by her daughter, Hannah.

"Miley, you are like my best friend, and I will defend you to the bitter end", said the star.

The reality show contestant had a long history of battling sever health issues. "This represents you perfectly", Cyrus, 26, wrote.

Cyrus sobbed as Freeman was voted off the show in November 2017.

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Her family says she was at home when she started saying she couldn't breathe.

Cyrus honoured Freeman in her Instagram Stories Sunday morning, posting a photo of a rainbow with the caption, "Thank you @janicefreeman ... for everything".

"The voice of hers we got to hear and the bit of life we got to watch her live was a blessing and inspiration to us all!"

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