Photos from Aretha Franklin’s Funeral in Detroit

Jennifer Hudson paid a tribute to the late Queen of Soul as she belted out Amazing Grace at her funeral in Detroit on Friday. Celebrities were spotted at the ceremony;Bill and Hilary Clinton,Tyler Perry,Whoopi Goldberg,Faith Hill,Chaka Khan and Ariana Grande who also gave a good rendition. 

Bill Clinton gave a speech;
‘We started out not as President and First Lady, but as Aretha groupies or something,’ he joked.

‘She lived with faith… she lived with power. I just loved her,’ he said. ‘The secret of her greatness was she took this massive talent, and this perfect culture that raised her, and decided to be the composer of this massive song.’
‘I was so happy when I got here and the casket was still open, I got to think: “I wonder what my friend has on today”.’
‘She cared about broken people, she cared about people who were disappointed… about people who didn’t succeed as much as she did,’ 

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please wait...

Subscribe to our newsletter

Want to be notified when our article is published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know.