Janice Freeman Dies: 'The Voice' Season 13 Contestant, Singer Dead

Janice Freeman

Janice Freeman

Janice Freeman, a popular contestant from Season 13 of "The Voice", has died from an apparent blood clot in Pasadena, Calif.

Freeman's family told TMZ that the singer suffered from a blood clot.

"On Saturday afternoon, Janice began complaining that she couldn't breath properly and, in a matter of minutes, required CPR from her husband", her rep said. He called 911 and did CPR on Freeman until the paramedics arrived.

Doctors determined that a blood clot had traveled to her heart, according to TMZ.

She quickly became one of Cyrus' favorites on the show thanks to her impressive vocal talents and ability to execute wonderful performances week after week on stage (as you can see in a video of one of Freeman's performances, above!).




While on the show, Freeman was one of judge Miley Cyrus' favorites and was on her team, making it to the top 11. Freeman died in her home in West Covina, California, at the age of 33. She also beat cervical cancer and survived kidney failure as a child.

After Freeman's exit, she and Cyrus stayed in touch, and in 2018, Freeman emotionally revealed on social media that Cyrus had helped her get back on her feet and find housing, paying her family's security deposit and six months' rent.

Cyrus, 26, shared a sweet tribute to Freeman on her Instagram Sunday with a picture of a rainbow poking out above the trees. Her cousin, Johanna Freeman, later confirmed and mourned her death on Instagram.

That night, a stunned Cyrus told her through tears, "I truly believe that if anybody deserves to stick around in this competition, it is you".

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