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The Week in Aretha Franklin

Promoting her new Christmas album, the Diva is everywhere

Make way for the diva! During a recent promotional tear for her new Christmas album, the Queen of ? Soul was hard to miss

Oct. 22: Covers ”Touch My Body”
? Hello, sense of humor! ReRe gets suggestive with a performance of Mariah’s sultry slow jam at ? a D.C. concert.

Oct. 24: Sings at Matt Lauer’s Roast
Pseudo comedian Jeffrey Ross jabs: ”I’ve never been to a show when the fat lady sings in the beginning.” Ouch.

Oct. 27: Chats Up ‘The View’ Ladies
? And performs ”Respec” — all while wearing ? a bedazzled muumuu and ? a lone string ? of pearls.

Oct. 29: Sits Down With Julie Chen ? ”Aretha will sing in a moment. ? But first…will she agree to appear on Big Brother?” Okay, we can dream, right?

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