Toby Keith left chemo of the months before death, said the Brett Favre friend
The former professional football player remembered his last conversation with the end of the country star.
Country singer Toby Keith died on February 5 at the age of 62 after a battle against stomach cancer. Subsequently, one of his famous friends shared details on his last days. In an interview with TMZ, former NFL player Brett Favre said Keith told him a few months before his death He had stopped chemotherapy , because he thought it could do more harm than good.
Favre explained that He and Keith met in the mid -90s When Keith performed near Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. At the time, Favre was the quarter of the Green Bay packers. "We have established a friendship that took place until his death," he said Tmz .
Favre said he would record Keith about every three months in the middle of the musician's cancer battle and that the last time they talked on the phone, it was two weeks before his death. The former football player hoped that Keith could "turn a corner" with his diagnosis, because even if he noted that the singer "did not seem very good" on Instagram, he had played three shows in Las Vegas in December.
Favre said Keith said to him: "I left chemo. It probably caused me more damage than cancer ... I just hope that I did not leave it too late."
"But he said," I am grateful to have had the chance to play shows. I finished them, "continued Favre." I did not ask him, what is the future for you. He has not disclosed anything. We just had a general conversation. And my god darnit, two weeks later, he died. "
Favre also shared what Keith told him about his state of mind at that time of his battle against cancer.
"I think that in the end, he was just tired. He told me that when we had our conversation," recalls the 54 -year -old man. "He said:" Brett, whatever happens, I agree with that. "And, of course, I was hoping that what had happened would not have happened." Favre added: "He manipulated it with grace, faith and family, and resisted the cancer almost as possible. ""
Keith publicly shared this He had stomach cancer In June 2022, after being diagnosed in the fall of 2021. "I spent the last 6 months receiving chemo, radiotherapy and surgery," he wrote on Instagram. "So far, everything is fine. I need time to breathe, recover and relax. I can't wait to spend this time with my family. But I will see the fans as soon as possible. I can't to wait for." AE0FCC31AE342FD3A1346EBB1F342FCB
The singer "Red Solo Cup" shared An update on his diagnosis In September 2023. "I feel pretty good," he told E! News at people's Choice Country Awards. "It's a bit of a roller coaster. You have good days and, you know, you are from top to bottom, dress and dress. It's always zero to 60 and 60 to zero but I feel well today. " E! News reported that Keith had shared in June that his tumor had reduced a third of his size.
Keith's death was announced via A declaration published On his Instagram account on February 6. "Toby Keith went peacefully last night on February 5 surrounded by his family," said the post. "He fought his fight with grace and courage. Please respect the intimacy of his family at that time."