Aretha Franklin

Denzel Washington Did NOT Strangle Aretha Franklin, Despite Misleading Report

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Denzel Washington Aretha Franklin

Actor Denzel Washington did NOT strangle singer Aretha Franklin, despite an irresponsibly misleading tabloid report. Gossip Cop can help clear up this situation.

LISTEN: Aretha Franklin “Rolling In The Deep” — Better Than Adele?

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Aretha Franklin Rolling in the Deep


Aretha Franklin covers “Rolling In The Deep” on her new album Aretha Franklin Takes on the Great Diva Classics.

Is her version even better than Adele’s original?

Aretha Franklin Fights Johnny Rockets Employee Over Takeout

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Aretha Franklin Johnny Rockets

Aretha Franklin fought with a Johnny Rockets employee this week over whether the Queen of Soul was allowed to eat her takeout order inside the restaurant.

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

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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…”

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