Stars React To The Death Of Aretha Franklin

Stars React To The Death Of Aretha Franklin

"You are Detroit’s heartbeat. Rest well, Queen."

Published August 16, 2018

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklinhas passed away due to her longtime battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was confirmed this morning (August 16) by her publicist. The death of this 76-year-old icon is a tragic one, and celebrities all over the world are mourning her loss.

  1. Diana Ross
  2. Anita Baker
  3. Gladys Knight
  4. Lenny Kravitz
  5. Patti Labelle
  6. Missy Elliott
  7. Martha Reeves
  8. Sinbad
  9. Ava Duvernay
  10. Smokey Robinson
  11. Kelly Rowland
  12. John Legend
  13. Teyana Taylor
  14. Jemele Hill
  15. Al Sharpton
  16. Debbie Allen
  17. Angela Bassett
  18. Jhené Aiko
  19. Lena Waithe
  20. Mariah Carey
  21. Tamron Hall
  22. Lauryn Hill
  23. Brandy
  24. Christina Aguilera
  25. Maxwell
  26. Barack Obama
  27. Michelle Obama
  28. Usher
  29. Clive Davis
  30. Alicia Keys
  31. Big Sean
  32. Mara Brock Akil
  33. Fantasia
  34. Oprah

Written by Mya Abraham

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