Freddie Combs has died at the age of 49. Kay Combs, his wife of 25 years, told TMZ that the talent show singer died on September 10 in a hospital in Florida. Freddie died in a hospital in Florida, surrounded by his family and friends. His spouse confirmed that he had suffered from kidney failure.
Kay said that Freddie had worked hard over the past 11 year to lose weight and was now down to 385lbs. She was proud of him but admits that she knew he would die one day sooner than he did. “I have so much gratitude to be his wife for 25 years and to be his best friend,” Kay stated.
Combs’ audition on “The X Factor” has stuck with fans of the show for nearly ten years, so it should come as no surprise that viewers paid tribute via social media. “Oh wow! Lots of peace and many prayers up for his family, his friends and his many many fans!” one user tweeted. “My condolences to the family,” another person shared. “Rip god bless,” a third user wrote. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Freddie’s family during this difficult time.