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Fox News Just Issued An Apology For Using Patti LaBelle's Photo In Their Tribute To Aretha Franklin—But Twitter Isn't Buying It

By John Sundholm

As most people know by now, music legend Aretha Franklin died Thursday at the age of 76, and the world feels emptier for the loss. Franklin was not just a musical icon, but a historical one.

So great was the loss, in fact, that even Fox News wanted to pay a fitting tribute to our lost goddess. But there was one small hiccup. Fox commemorated Aretha Franklin this morning with an image of the Queen of Soul smiling, and in the background, a smaller image of... Patti LaBelle singing. Did someone at Fox think LaBelle was Franklin?