"There is no Queen of Soul right now and she can never be replaced". "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 obscured in that process, which we deeply regret". "Some of my greatest songs were inspired by hers that I loved. She's playing the piano here".
"I love you Aretha, and that's a forever thing", he continued. "100 percent. I'm literally marrying him, '" she said "And we weren't even friends [at that time]". "Every singer was influenced in some way by the way she sang, and they will forever be influenced by her because of her voice, her emotion; her sincerity is unforgettable..."
Franklin minimized the chances of be cheated out of payments by literally taking matters into her own hands and demanding to be paid at least part of her fee in cash before going through with work commitments.
"Her pulse told me that she was not in surrender mode", he said.
"She said "that's for getting it together for me". Although the interview took place "early", Franklin serenaded Lemon with her hit, "Respect". "It was." Franklin replied.
Some Detroit media reported that Franklin's family and the city were drawing up arrangements for a four-day celebration of her life, during which her body would lie in repose for two days, open to the public. "We've come to the forefront in many fields across entertainment, sports and so on, but we still have a long way to go".
"Her breathing was such a defiance of what was attacking her, that you got the sense Aretha was fighting all the way".
"I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well". She also knew how to tell a good joke.
"We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family".
Many people on Twitter were quick to recognize the mistake. "But, you know, she did incredible music, incredible singer".
In addition to the above comments, one fan tweeted an edited version of Jim Carrey's painting with a slightly tweaked color scheme, adding the words "Fixed it".