Marianne Faithfull is combating the coronavirus in a London hospital.
The 73-year-old Brit, who famously dated Rolling Stone star Mick Jagger from 1966 to 1970, was admitted on the finish of March for pneumonia, and subsequently examined constructive for Covid-19, in accordance with a Facebook put up shared by her pal, Penny Arcade, on Saturday.
The singer’s supervisor, Francois Ravard, added in an announcement to Billboard.com: “Marianne is being treated for Covid-19 in hospital in London. She is stable and responding to treatment, we all wish her well and a full and speedy recovery.”
Arcade insisted Faithfull is “not on a ventilator”, however in an earlier put up, revealed she had been in contact with Faithfull’s ex-husband, John Dunbar, who instructed her Marianne “can barely speak”.
“She has withstood and survived so much in her life – including being Marianne Faithful (sic), that to be taken down by a virus would be such a tragedy,” Arcade wrote. “I spoke to her last week and she was hiding out from the virus but she has caregivers…”
Faithfull made her title through the 1960s, having her first breakout hit with As Tears Go By in 1964, which was written by Jagger, fellow Rolling Stone Keith Richards and the band’s supervisor, Andrew Loog Oldham.
She was additionally shut with The Beatles and sang backing vocals on their 1966 basic Yellow Submarine.
Marianne later suffered from anorexia and drug addictions, and was homeless for a time.
The information of her in poor health well being emerges two months after Bohemian Rhapsody star Lucy Boynton was confirmed to painting Faithfull in an upcoming biopic.
Simply titled Faithfull, director Ian Bonhote’s new undertaking is at the moment scheduled to start manufacturing this autumn.