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Online Casting Has Started For “Respect” Movie

Online Casting Has Started for “Respect” Movie. Do you or someone you know have what it takes to play a young Aretha Franklin? If so, you should know that an online casting search is going on now to find the person to play a teen Aretha Franklin. MGM is accepting auditions on the web for… Read more »

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Governor OKs Aretha Franklin Highway

Governor OKs Aretha Franklin Highway The Governor of Michigan has approved legislation to give the late Aretha Franklin a highway designation. A portion of M-10 in Detroit will be deemed “Aretha L. Franklin Memorial Highway,” and after signing the bill Governor Gretchen Whitmer said, “Franklin’s creativity and voice contributed to our musical and cultural history… Read more »

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3 Handwritten Wills Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home

3 handwritten wills found in Aretha Franklin’s home.    What??  yep according to thejasminebrand Aretha Franklin left 3 written wills and they were found by the estate attorneys.  Her estate worth $80 Million was without a will maybe until now.  Information is sketchy right now.  One will was said to be written in 2010, and… Read more »

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Fantasia Will Perform at the Aretha Franklin Tribute

Fantasia will perform at the Aretha Franklin Tribute.  The internet was in a tizzy when the names of artists performing at Aretha Franklin’s Tribute concert were announced and some important names were missing. Tyler Perry is hosting the event. Names such as Patti LaBelle, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Bebe Winans and SZA were… Read more »

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Aretha Franklin Reportedly Owed The IRS $8M in Taxes

Aretha Franklin reportedly owed the IRS $8M in taxes.  Wow…The Queen of Soul was also struggling with paying a large debt to the IRS.   They say she owes $6.3 million in taxes that dates back to 2012 and $1.5 M in penalties.  We may see a lot of Aretha Franklin artifacts and other memorabilia… Read more »

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Tyler Perry to Host Aretha Franklin Tribute

Tyler Perry to host Aretha Franklin Tribute.  Tyler Perry will host a tribute special for the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. It will be called Aretha! The concert will be filmed in January and broadcast on CBS at a later date. Some of the artists confirmed for the tribute include Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar, Alessia… Read more »

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Aretha Franklin’s Home Listed for Sale

Aretha Franklin’s home listed for sale.  Aretha Franklin’sAretha Franklin’s home in West Bloomfield is selling for $800,000. All of the contents inside of the home have been removed. The home is a 5 bedroom, 6.5 bathrooms and is more than 4,100 square feet. Should Aretha’s home be preserved as a museum showcasing her career? If… Read more »

Aretha Franklin Mural Vandalized in Detroit

Aretha Franklin Mural vandalized in Detroit.  What??  Someone disrespecting the Queen of Soul?   You have got to read this…  I know this, that person needs to get a butt whooping, and show some RESPECT!! Read more here

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Aretha Franklin’s Family Says Pastor Was Offensive

Aretha Franklin’s family says Pastor was offensive.  Yes the family of the Queen of Soul said the eulogy delivered by Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. was offensive and distasteful.  The family says his eulogy caught the family off guard and was very distasteful.  He described children being in home without a father as “abortion after birth”… Read more »