FOX 5 Deemed Racist After Mixing Up Aretha Franklin And Pattie Labelle During Aretha Franklin Tribute
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With The Death Of The Queen Of Soul #ArethaFranklin Taken Place This Past Week; Many Artists, Blogs, Fans & Media Outlets From Far And Wide Have Taken The Time To Pay Their Respects To A Legend. Photos And Videos Have Been Within Circulation, Matched With Kind Words And Infinite Love To Ms Aretha Franklin.
But A Particular News Outlet Took To Twitter And Pulled The Ultimate No No! Not Too Shortly After Franklins Publicist Announced Her Death; #Fox5 New Channel Posted : "BREAKING NEWS: Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul,' dead at 76".
According To #EveningStandard , “At three minutes in a picture of Franklin was in shot with another of 74-year-old LaBelle performing Somewhere Over the Rainbow for President Barack Obama in 2014.” Immediately After, Numerous Twitter Followers Expressed Their Feelings Of Disgust Towards The Life Of The 76 Year Old Soul Singer Being Disrespected! Deeming The News Outlet Blatant Racists.
Fox Issued An Apology Stating: "We sincerely apologize to Aretha Franklin's family and friends. Our intention was to honor the icon using a secondary image of her performing with Patti LaBelle in the full screen graphic, but the image of Ms. Franklin was