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Legendary singers #ArethaFranklin
apparently have a few issues going on between them.
According to the Associated Press, on Tuesday, Aretha Franklin did a phone interview after she reportedly sent a lengthy fax the day before to address a "libelous" statement against her, that was made five years ago at #WhitneyHouston
Franklin reportedly accused Dionne Warwick of making up a story about her being Whitney Houston’s godmother. During the interview, Franklin said, "She blatantly lied on me ... fully well knowing what she was doing.” _____________________________________
Back in 2012, Franklin was unable to attend Houston’s funeral. At the time, Warwick mentioned to those in attendance that Franklin had been there. However, when Warwick realized that she wasn’t she reportedly said,"'Ree's not here, but she is here. She loves Whitney as if she were born to her. She is her godmother.” _____________________________________
Days following the funeral #CissyHouston
mentioned that Franklin wasn’t Whitney’s godmother, and Franklin made plans to address it all at a later date.
Five years later Franklin now says, "There's been so much going on around her [Houston], around the service, around the drugs, around her and Bobby [Brown] supposed to be fighting, I didn't want to add anything to that and—read more at TheShadeRoom.com (📷: Eva Hambach/ Taylor Hill/ @gettyimages