Fox News apologizes for using Patti LaBelle photo in Aretha Franklin tribute

Angelo Anderson
August 18, 2018

After wowing the audience with her performance, Ari told Jimmy Fallon she was lucky enough to meet Aretha during a performance at the White House, and described the late diva as "so sweet". She wasn't able to speak back, but her family felt that she could hear me. She touched every genre, every singer was influenced in some way by the way she sang. She was a great woman, with a wonderful gift from God, her voice. I love this song so much because of the beginning. A 1986 duet with George Michael, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me), hit number one in several countries.

The image is from a 2014 performance at the White House, where she sang for former US president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama. "I don't mind it at all".

So we talked about golf. She also revealed that she was donating her famous 2009 inauguration hat to the Obama Presidential Library, "That hat took on a life of its own". "She was obviously unwell, and I wasn't sure she could perform".

Friends and family members surrounded Franklin in her Detroit home during her final moments, and after fighting the good fight, "she went home in peace". "There was a song that I had written called 'The Future, ' and we were going to sing it together".


"For as long as I can remember, I've been listening to and loving Aretha in my house, at picnics, at cookouts, at parties, in the auto, on the plane, wherever I could listen to her. She was probably only about five years old, but that's how I first met her". It continued, "Him saying Aretha Franklin "worked for him" conveys how his failing brain works".

"She just had this urgency in her voice", says Dianne Reeves, a 2018 NEA Jazz Master and one of countless vocalists inspired by Aretha.

"That's okay, @FoxNews. We often confuse you for a real network". "To this day I still listen to that record and I still get goosebumps". "I'm so sorry. I didn't expect to have this reaction", he told host Poppy Harlow through tears.

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