Diana Ross, the Obamas and More React to the Death of Legendary Singer Aretha Franklin
Long reigning Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passed away at her Detroit home on Thursday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76.
Celebrities from all corners of the entertainment industry flocked to social media to share their words for the late “Respect” singer — though with a career spanning 7 decades and 18 Grammy wins, there’s a lot more to say about the legend than can fit into 180 characters.
Scroll down below to read tributes from Aretha’s famous colleagues, friends, and fans.
Lisa Marie Presley
Barack and Michelle Obama