Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer
Sad news coming from the world of entertainment.
Gord Downie, lead singer of the Tragically Hip announced today that he has terminal brain cancer.
News of his illness was posted on the rock band’s website.
According to the statement, the diagnosis came “a few months ago.”
The band, which formed in 1984 in Kingston, plans to launch another tour this summer, saying “we’re going to dig deep, and try to make this our best tour yet.”
After a dozen albums and numerous tours, the Hip say they will try to make this tour their best ever.
At the age of 52, Downie has four children.