Terrifying new reports about Muhammad Ali’s dire condition have everyone on edge, but his daughter, Laila, took a moment to thank their supports for being so loving during their difficult time. Click inside to see what she said.
Laila Ali, 38, wants her father’s fans and friends to know that their words of support and love have not gone unnoticed. Though the family is desperately trying to remain silent during this scary time in which Muhammad Ali, 74, reportedly fights for his life, his little girl shared some kind words about what they are going through.
“Laila’s number one priority is her father’s well-being,” Laila’s rep told ET in a statement on Friday, June 3, shortly after reports began to claim that her father, Muhammad, was on life support in the hospital. So sad.
“She truly appreciates the outpouring of love for her family, as she spends quality time with her dad,” the statement finished, revealing to fans and loved ones that Laila is exactly where she needs to be during this heartbreaking time for her family. As Laila remains by her father’s side, many other celebrities and fighters are sending non-stop support through social media to Muhammad and his family.
Muhammad was hospitalized on Thursday, June 2, after allegedly suffering from a respiratory issue. Though it was originally reported that he was in “fair” condition, the following day more details about his situation were revealed. Not only was it brought to light that Muhammad had been put on life support, but many believed that he only had a short time to live before his loved ones should say goodbye. How awful.
Make sure you stay tuned to HollywoodLife.com as we keep a close eye on this story, as well as Muhammad’s condition. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues, and fans during this difficult time.