Aretha Franklin Files $50 Million Lawsuit Over Tabloid Boozing Reports

Legendary recording artist Aretha Franklin filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against American Media, Inc., publisher of the tabloid Star magazine today (November 28, 2001). The lawsuit was filed in the Federal District Court of Michigan, Wayne County, over a December 2000 article published by Star magazine, titled “Aretha Franklin Drinking Herself into Grave.” Star’s […]

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