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Sister, Tyka Nelson, revealed her brother’s funeral has been delayed until August.

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While Not discouraging private memorials,  won’t be attending any, Prince’s remains will not be present either

Distanced her family from top-secret, celebrity-studded memorial held over the weekend by Prince’s ex-wives Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, insisting it wasn’t official memorial.


The world lost Prince on April 21, but fans won’t get to say a final farewell until almost four months after that! His sister, Tyka Nelson, revealed today that the singer’s funeral has been delayed until August.
“The proposed plan is to have our Memorial/Funeral/Tribute in August,” she revealed in a massive Facebook rant.As Radar reported, his ex-wives Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia held a top-secret and celebrity-studded memorial over the weekend. But Nelson insisted that was not the official memorial.
Prince’s family and friends gathered for a private funeral for the ‘Purple Rain’ singer at Paisley Park. The ceremony was held just hours after his body was secretly cremated. Click through the gallery to see the mourners gathered to say goodbye to the legend.
“Let me make myself VERY CLEAR! [Neither] I nor my brother’s remains will be present at any Memorial or Funeral services, until the families [sic] Memorial/Funeral/Tribute,” she wrote. But she insisted there was no tension between warring camps in her brother’s inner circle.
“The grief process is a unique experience to each individual and Therefore I support any and all Memorials or Funerals that have happened and/or are being planned…”
she wrote. “However I will Not be in attendance, because I feel that once…is enough.”
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“My brother was a Very Private man and so a Funeral had been planned for Saturday April 23rd,” Tyka revealed. “But on the evening of Friday April 22nd while we were in the process of inviting a small group of family and friends, those Funeral plans had to be sadly aborted.” No reason was given.
“With the help of the Paisley Park staff (because some friends had already flown into town) we held an intimate gathering due to that cancellation, however it was Not a Funeral,” she said.
So, in August, fans and family will have “the opportunity to say farewell…”
She wrote, “We would like everyone to know that, contrary to previous and current reports, there has been no memorial, funeral or tribute service for Prince that was organized or authorized by the family or Paisley Park representatives. Together, the family is planning an official memorial service and public event to take place in the near future.”

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