Brett Favre says Toby Keith told him he quit chemo, was ‘OK’ with ‘whatever happens’


Toby Keith died earlier this week at age 62 after a protracted battle with abdomen most cancers.

However about two weeks earlier than he handed, he spoke with Brett Favre about his sickness and his choice to give up chemotherapy, says the soccer Corridor of Famer.

Favre stated he would examine on Keith “about each three months” and sensed that he had “turned the nook” in his most cancers battle, contemplating he was acting at reveals.

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Brett Favre reveals Toby Keith the place his tee shot went on the tenth gap within the movie star foursome throughout spherical two of the American Household Insurance coverage Championship on the College Ridge Golf Course on June 22, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin.  (Steve Dykes/Getty Photographs)

However that was when Keith gave Favre an replace.

“He stated, ‘I give up chemo, and it most likely did extra injury to me than the most cancers did,’” the previous Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback informed TMZ Sports. “And he stated, ‘I simply hope I didn’t give up it too late, however . . . I’m grateful I obtained an opportunity to play some reveals. I completed them.’”

“I feel ultimately he was simply drained,” Favre continued. “He did say that to me after we had our dialog, he stated, ‘Brett, no matter occurs, I am OK with it.'”

Keith’s household introduced his loss of life early Tuesday morning.

“Toby Keith passed away peacefully final evening on February fifth, surrounded by his household,” the assertion learn.

Toby Keith at concert

Musician Toby Keith performs throughout the Oklahoma Tornado Reduction Live performance to learn United Means of Central Oklahoma Might Tornadoes Reduction Fund at Gaylord Household Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on July 6, 2013, in Norman, Oklahoma.  (Rick Diamond/Getty Photographs for Shock Ink)

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“He fought his combat with grace and braveness,” it continued. “Please respect the privateness of his household right now.”

The Oklahoma-based country music star was finest identified for his 1993 hit track, “Ought to’ve Been a Cowboy.” His breakout hit was performed three million occasions on radio stations and have become essentially the most performed nation track of the Nineteen Nineties.

Amongst his 20 No. 1 Billboard hits have been “How Do You Like Me Now?!,” “As Good As I As soon as Was,” “My Checklist” and “Beer for My Horses,” a duet with Willie Nelson.

Keith launched his last album, “Peso in My Pocket,” in 2021. The nation singer carried out his last present in Las Vegas in December.

Toby Keith accepting album of the year at the CMAs

Toby Keith accepts his award for Album of the Yr for “Shock ‘N Y’All” (Picture by M. Caulfield/WireImage for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli) (M. Caulfield/WireImage for Bragman Nyman Cafarelli)

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Keith is survived by his spouse, Tricia, three youngsters and 4 grandchildren.

Fox Information’ Landon Mion and Stephen Sorace contributed to this report.

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