DICK CLARK READY TO DIE

Published on: March 3, 2005

Music icon Dick Clark is ready to die, say sources -- he remains paralyzed and barely able to speak after suffering two strokes in December.

Clark, 75, has been in seclusion since returning to his Malibu home after a seven-week hospital say -- and insiders fear he's living on borrowed time.

Our latest issue reveals why the radio and TV legend's condition fulfills his worst nightmare, discloses that his daughter Cindy has taken over his production company ... and more.