The world says goodbye to Aretha Franklin
The funeral service for the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is under way in Detroit today, two weeks after passing.
The latest: Former President Bill Clinton arrived in Detroit Friday morning to speak at her funeral. Across the pond, "Respect" played at Buckingham Palace during the changing of the guard.
The details: Franklin is wearing "a long sequin gold gown and gold high-heels to match her gold casket" for Friday's service at Detroit's Greater Grace Temple, reports CNN.
- Notable attendees include Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, pop star Ariana Grande, Rev. Jessie Jackson, and Hillary Clinton, among several others, according to the Detroit Free Press.
- Other speakers include Rev. Al Sharpton and former Attorney General Eric Holder, with performances by Faith Hill, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday, The Clark Sisters.