Alphonso Williams, who won the casting show "Deutschland sucht den Superstar" in 2017, died on Saturday at the age of 57. This is reported by the "Bild" newspaper. According to the report, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer this summer, reportedly hospitalized for nine weeks and undergoing chemotherapy.
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Dear fans and friends, After a long time without signs of life from Alphonso we come as a family, now to you to bring you an unfortunately unsightly message. As you know, Alphonso already has a longer hospital stay behind her. Her, and of course us, hoped that it is finally going in a positive direction for him. Regrettably, we must now tell you that he has been back in the hospital for 9 weeks ... Alphonso kept this in the family because he did not want to upset his fans. But because he still cares about him, he wanted us to contact you in his place. - The doctors, the nursing staff, as well as we are doing everything we can to help and support him in this situation. We hope to get back to you next time with a positive message. Greetings Family Williams ❤️
A post shared by Mr. BlingBling (@alphonsowilliams_) on Oct 10, 2019 at 11:56 PDT
A few days before the death of the singer, his family had put a black and white photo on Instagram and informed that Williams was seriously ill. According to a later Instagram entry, in which the family confirmed the death of the singer, Alphonso Williams died in the presence of family and friends.