A fake Aretha Franklin Twitter account tweeted yesterday that the ‘Queen of Soul’ had died. The tweet went viral, and the hashtag #RipArethaFranklin started trending. “It Is With Sad News That We Announce the Passing Of The ‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin 1942-2017," it read. The 75-year-old Queen of Soul released a statement on Tuesday (November 21) that she is alive and well. “I’m doing well generally, all test have come back good,” said in a statement to Us Weekly.
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