Steve Harwell, the retired diva of rock band Smash Mouth, is getting hospice care following a prolonged health fight.
The 56- year-old is “resting at home” and “being cared for by his fiancé and hospice care,” his representative, Robert Hayes, informed E! News in a declarationSept 3. “Although Steve is here with us still, sadly it will only be for a short time. We would hope that people would respect Steve and his family’s privacy during this difficult time.”
Entertainment Weekly estimated an associate for the band as stating Steve is back house with “only a week or so to live,” including that for the previous 3 days, his liked ones have actually collected to be with him.
Harwell co-founded Smash Mouth in 1994 and the group increased to worldwide popularity with hits such as “All Star,” “Walkin’ on the Sun” and a cover of The Monkees‘ “I’m a Believer,” which is included in the 2001 animated movie Shrek
“Steve’s iconic voice is one of the most recognizable voices from his generation,” his representative informed E!News “Steve loved the fans and loved to perform.”