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Aretha Franklin, Celebrates Her Birthday

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The Queen of Soul, Miss Aretha Franklin, turns 70 years young tomorrow, Sunday, March 25th. Yesterday she celebrated with an all star party in New York, followed by taking a few friends to a Broadway musical. I’ll tell you all about after the festivities are over.[...]

Aretha Franklin: New Album, Movie, and (Successful) Diet

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is on a roll. She’s lost 23 pounds on a new, healthy diet and she looks fantastic. “I’m working on the next 23,” she declared backstage last night at City Center where the Queen sang her signature hit, “Respect,” for Good Housekeeping[...]