WATCH: President Obama Flubs “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” During Aretha Franklin Tribute

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(White House)

By Daniel Gates


(White House)

President Obama botched one of Aretha Franklin’s signature lines while paying homage to the legendary singer at the White House on Thursday.

Discussing her song that became a “rallying cry,” Obama began, “When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her…”

The crowd laughed at the misspelling as the President continued with his remarks.

Check out the moment in the video below.


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