Moments before Don Cornelius committed suicide, he phoned his son and told him “I don’t know how long I can take this.” The “Soul Train” legend suffered from seizures after an aneurysm he suffered 15 years before his death.

TMZ reports:

“Don called his son at 3:00 AM on February 1 … and warned his son, “I don’t know how long I can take this.” Don’s son told him he’d rush right over … and Don said he’d leave the back door open.”

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Don Cornelius Dead Of Apparent Suicide

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