Il cantante ispiratore, la cui voce era più grande della vita, morto settembre. 10, secondo a funeral home in Cocoa, Fla.
La moglie di Combs, Katrina Combs, detto TMZ Thursday he died of kidney failure.
Combs was surrounded by friends and family at a hospital in Florida at the time of his death, according to Katrina
The performer and minister, who once weighed 920 libbre, was hospitalized in 2009. But Combs worked himself down to 385 pounds through a strict exercise regimen and change in diet by the time he appeared on “X Factor” in a wheelchair.
“I have so much gratitude to be his wife for 25 years and to be his best friend,” Katrina told TMZ.
During his unforgettable stint on “X Factor” nel 2012, Combs delivered a show-stopping rendition of Bette Midler’s 1988 colpire, “Wind Beneath My Wings,” for celebrity judges Simon Cowell, Britney Spears, LA. Reid and Demi Lovato.
Era announced in July quella “X Factor,” which has launched the careers of One Direction, Leona Lewis and many others, finirà dopo 17 anni.