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Dad What The Hell Are You Wearing???

Posted by Media Outrage on November 2, 2009

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Zoe Kravitz had that “Dad what the hell are you wearing cuz?” look on her grill this weekend at Madison Square Garden.  She and her dad were enjoying quality time during the 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concert.  Lenny does dress a tad bit weird just like his daughter.  More images when you Read the rest of this entry »

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Aretha Franklin Out And About

Posted by Media Outrage on September 15, 2009

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Aretha Franklin was spotted strolling the streets of Manhattan looking very relaxed and free.  She’ll always be the queen to most.  Definitely one of the greatest voices this century has produced.

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The Kentucky Derby

Posted by Media Outrage on May 6, 2009

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Lynn Whitfield attended the 135th Kentucky Derby in Louiville, Kentucky this past weekend.  We’re loving the originality of her outfit.  Loving the colors Lynn.  The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Gabrielle Union, Mekhi Phifer, his fiancee`, Oni Souratha, Star Jones, Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner, were all down in Kentucky for the festivities.  Who’s outfit are you feeling the most??  The big hats are a tradition.

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Aretha vs Tina

Posted by Media Outrage on October 10, 2008

Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner recently exchanged a few barbs. This little back and forth goes back to Beyonce’s performance with Tina Turner in which she referred to Tina as the Queen. Well here’s what the two legends had to say about one another.

Via USA Today:

Turner, currently on tour, was silent when Franklin dubbed Beyonce’s remark “a cheap shot for controversy.” Asked to comment in a USA TODAY interview last week, Turner said, “She’s the queen of soul, and I’m the queen of rock’n’ roll. There were so many kings and queens there that night. Her ego must be so big to think she was the only one.” She joked, “That’s how queens are!” Read the rest of this entry »

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Momma and Poppa Knowles

Posted by Media Outrage on July 21, 2008

Mathew and Tina Knowles who are basically responsible for engineering the enormous success of Destiny’s Child, and launching their daughter Beyonce’s inextinguishable solo career, were both on hand at the VH1 Save The Music Foundation Summer Of Soul Concert in Sag Harbor, NY over the weekend to watch Solange who’s next up to bat, do her thing. Aretha Franklin, Russell Simmons and Porschla Coleman, Grant Hill and wife Tamia were also in attendance. Ne-Yo also performed for the fans. We must say that as usual Solange’s fashion game was up to par, because we’re definitely feeling the outfit of choice.

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9th Annual Art For Life Benefit Gala

Posted by Media Outrage on July 21, 2008

A very happy Russell Simmons and Porschla Coleman attended the 9th Annual Art For Life Benefit Gala Saturday in East Hampton, NY despite the reports of a recent mutual split. Plenty of important faces donned the event such as; Diddy, his momma Janice Combs, Oprah’s BFF Gayle King, Tracey Edmonds, Aretha Franklin, Tamia and Grant Hill, Governor David Patterson, Lyor Cohen, L.A. and Erica Reid, Julissa Bermudez, and Russ’s adorable daughters Aoki and Ming Lee.

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Janice Combs might be next

Posted by Media Outrage on April 10, 2008

Janice Combs attended the Dress for Success Worldwide Gala at the Marriott Marquis in NY yesterday in all of her momma of Diddy splendor. You can definitely believe that the ass holes at PETA have this image as their company wide screen-saver. They love riding on celebrities and their mommas.

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Aretha might lose the crib

Posted by Media Outrage on March 13, 2008

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Due to Aretha Franklin being preoccupied with hating on Beyonce and trying to introduce legislation that would make it a crime punishable by being drowned in cat piss for anyone who refers to another legend, especially that chick Tina Turner as ‘The Queen’, the tax man was putting his own little plan together to snatch big mommas crib right from under her.

Via AP:

Aretha Franklin could lose her home to tax collectors. The singer says an attorney’s mistake caused her $700,000 mansion in Detroit to slip into foreclosure over $445 in 2005 taxes and late fees.

The Detroit Free Press reports Thursday the Queen of Soul owes a total of $19,192 in back taxes on the property through 2007. She says she plans to pay up and reclaim it by a March 31 deadline.

A spokesman for the Wayne County Treasurer’s office says the foreclosure judgment for $445 was entered earlier this month.

Records show Franklin owes $18,746 in back taxes and fees for the 2006 and 2007 tax years, but foreclosure proceedings on those debts wouldn’t begin until next year.

Franklin’s slate-roofed brick mansion was built in 1927.

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PETA decides to ride on Aretha

Posted by Media Outrage on February 18, 2008

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In light of the controversy that Aretha caused after the Grammys when she made her statements attacking Beyonce for introducing Tina Turner as the “Queen” Dan Mathews Vice President of PETA has taken the opportunity to verbally pimp smack the Queen of Soul for her fur wearing ways. Here’s what he had to say….

“Music lovers may think of you as a ‘queen,’ but to animal lovers, you are a court jester. I’m sorry, Aretha, but your furs make you look like a clown. Why not shed the old-fashioned look that adds pounds to your frame and detracts from your beautiful voice? Please consider donating your furs to the homeless as ‘queen of compassion,’ Mariah Carey, did. You’ll get a tax credit for the donation, and we at PETA will all sing your praises.”

Sincerely,
Dan Mathews
Vice President
PETA

First of all Dan Mathews is definitely out of pocket. SMH at him saying that her furs make her look like a clown. He obviously never took a communications class because he just got all brolic on the Queen. Who the f*ck does PETA think they are??? They got celebrities shook to rock minks? If they want to spend their stacks on some dead animals then so be it. Aretha should respond with a pencil tracing of a middle finger on proper letter head of course.

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Matthew Knowles responds to Aretha’s criticism of his daughter

Posted by Media Outrage on February 14, 2008

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We knew Matthew wasn’t just going to stand by and be mute while Aretha Franklin attacked Beyonce with accusations of trying to slight her at the Grammys by introducing Tina Turner as “The Queen”. Here’s what Matti had to say…

“I’m not even going to take this to [Beyonce]. Something this ridiculous, it’s childish, it’s unprofessional. And it’s a sad day when egos get bruised because somebody used the word king, queen, prince or princess.”

He has a good point. We’ll risk being redundant, repetitive, and saying this again that we don’t believe Beyonce was trying to piss on Aretha Franklin’s ego or pride by referring to Tina Turner as “The Queen”.

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