Stevie Nicks Thinks Late Singer Prince Might Have Committed Suicide

Jul. 9 2017, Updated 5:52 p.m. ET

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Was Prince's shocking death actually a suicide?

That's what another famous singer wonders about his drug-related passing at age 57, the Sunday Mirror has reported.

Fleetwood Mac member and solo artist Stevie Nicks, 69, has speculated that her pal Prince took an overdose on purpose in an explosive Mirror interview.

As Radar has reported, music icon Prince died in April 2016  after taking an accidental self-administered overdose of the prescription drug fentanyl.

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The "Purple Rain" singer had been fighting chronic hip pain for years due to his hot dance moves on stage and turned to prescription drugs – but Nicks also said he was terribly isolated.

Nicks, who became friends with Prince in the 1980s, explained, "I don't know in my heart of hearts whether he just took too much.

"Or did he purposefully take too much? Did he accidentally take too much?"

The veteran "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around" rocker sighed to the Mirror in England, "When you get to be our age – and he was younger than me – and you're like, 'I'm not making hit records any more… I'm not able to really tour anymore because of my health…'

"You're not married, you don't have children… you don't hang out with a bunch of people because you're really an isolationist," said Nicks, who was only briefly married once, to Kim Anderson, and has no kids.

Prince was divorced from his second wife in 2006 and was completely alone in an elevator on his estate when he died.

Prince's child with his first wife, Mayte Garcia, died just days after his birth.

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Nicks spoke to the Mirror as she prepared to give a concert at the British Summer Time concert alongside another musician pal, Tom Petty.

She told the publication about friend Prince, "Fentanyl is the worst of the worst of the worst; way stronger than heroin, morphine, anything – and he was having to take it because I think he was probably fractured from his neck down to his feet.

"I think when you're in that much pain, and you're somebody who has made it your life's work to preach about the downfall of people that do drugs, that had to be a burden. I think that broke his heart."

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