For years , rumors of Aretha Franklin having beef with Patti Labelle has circulated around the world. Aretha even threatened to sue a satire site for saying that she and Patti got into a fist fight.
But lo and behold, we always learn where there is smoke there is fire.
A new Aretha Franklin biography gives vivid details of The Queen of Soul’s life, anxieties, battles and rivalries.. Patti was only one of many women that Aretha did not like.. In fact according to the book “Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin by David Ritz” Aretha was jealous of any woman who she thought threatened her career..
Franklin did not have a single female friend.
After all, Franklin wanted to be Queen for the rest of her life. She wasn’t going to make it easy for anyone to take her crown..
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