Prince's longterm longtime lawyer L. Londell McMillan has spoken out

By George Stark
Updated April 25, 2016 09:50 PM
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Prince‘s longtime lawyer L. Londell McMillan has spoken out about the singer’s healthy lifestyle, denying suggestions that he had a drug addiction.

McMillan told The Associated Press Monday that he spoke to Prince on the Sunday before he died, following news that his plane had to make an emergency landing due to Prince suffering a medical emergency.

“He said he was doing perfect,” McMillan – who has known Prince for 25 years – said. “He said, ‘OK, I’ll call you soon.'”

Prince’s autopsy was completed on Friday at 1 p.m. CDT, Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, a cause of death has not yet been revealed.

Asked about rumors of a drug overdose, McMillan said that prior to his death Prince was “not on any drugs that would be any cause for concern.”

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McMillan added of the singer’s healthy lifestyle: “Everybody who knows Prince knows he wasn’t walking around drugged up. That’s foolish. No one ever saw Prince and said, . ‘He looks high.’ . It wasn’t what he was about.”

The singer’s publicist confirmed that he had died on Thursday, April 21, at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota.

The star had been battling the flu for several weeks and his private plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Friday, April 15, when the 57-year-old singer was rushed to a local hospital in Moline, Illinois.