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Halle Berry was recently named as a contender for playing the lead in the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic — by the singer herself. But that doesn’t mean Berry is interested.

DETROIT – A month after surgery in Detroit for an undisclosed ailment, Aretha Franklin says her health is “superb.” Franklin called in to Wednesday’s installment of “The Wendy Williams Show,” telling the host she was relaxing at a casino hotel in her hometown and hopes to begin traveling soon, saying she’ll be “looking for a […]

Aretha Franklin confirmed that she has selected Halle Berry to portray her during an on-air interview with Wendy Williams on today’s show. The Queen of Soul told Wendy:

Aretha Franklin Chats Up Wendy Williams About R.Kelly, Halle Berry; Says Health Is ‘Superb’ By Bridget Bland on Jan 12th 2011 12:12PM Filed under: Music, Television, News, Celeb Updates Comments (3) Email This To date, Aretha Franklin has offered updates to fans on her health through two outlets – Jet magazine and her spokesperson Tracy […]

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin recently sat down with Jet magazine and spoke about why she hasn’t addressed the news reports of her health. Aretha told the mag: “I am not one to do a lot of talking about my personal health or business. Not too much, not too much. There are a lot […]

The Respect singer, 68, is suffering from incurable advanced pancreatic cancer, a US magazine claimed. Her family confirmed that she had the disease but refused to give details or discuss her prognosis, reports the Sun. Family and friends are ‘very concerned’ but said she is doing well.

After undergoing surgery for an undisclosed ailment earlier this month, Aretha Franklin, was discharged from a Detroit hospital earlier this week, according to a statement released Wednesday.

We have great news to report. Aretha Franklin will be headed home this weekend according to her cousin, Brenda Corbett.

Your kind words have been pouring in for the Queen of Soul; Aretha Frankin. As she battles pancreatic cancer, we wanted to do something special.

February 13th is the biggest day in Music! The 2011 Grammy Awards will crown the best in music. Below check out the nominees

Jennifer Hudson performed Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” recently. As a musical tribute to comedienne Tina Fey, who was receiving the 13th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in Washington, D.C., Hudson brought the house down! Dressed in a form-fitting black dress, Hudson introed with James Brown’s “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World” before covering the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Steve Harvey Reveals Details of Second Book, ‘Straight Talk, No Chaser’ By Karu F. Daniels Filed under: Television, News, Interviews, Celeb Updates, Radio, Star Quotes Comments (18) Email This Steve Harvey‘s new book will be out later this year, and is the place where the celebrated King of Comedy came to dish about […]