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Sadly, Donto James also revealed that his mother has spent the past month in a treatment for a dependency to painkillers and over-the-counter medicine. Etta has a history of problems with drugs, including a long battle with heroin that she didn't fully kick until she was 50.
James is expected to be released from the hospital soon. Donto said that she has been "battling for her life and sanity" and may be developing Alzheimer's. Last year, she criticized Beyonce, who portrayed James in 'Cadillac Records,' for covering 'At Last' at President Obama's inauguration, a controversy that Donto said most likely stemmed from her poor condition. We wish her a speedy recovery.
Etta James on AOL Music.