Prince is dead after suffering a lingering and acute illness. Ollie Gillman:
Prince had previously revealed that he was epileptic and had suffered seizures as a child. He was bullied at school over his condition which he said he dealt with by developing is iconic larger-than-life personality.
The singer, a devout Jehovah’s Witness, later told his mother he had been cured by an angel.
The CDC warn that epilepsy can make sufferers more vulnerable to developing serious complications from the flu
Both Michael Jackson and Prince were Jehovah’s Witnesses.