Divas Renew Royal Rumble

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 10, 2008 3:19 PM CDT
Divas Renew Royal Rumble
Aretha Franklin performs at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, in February.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – The Aretha Franklin-Tina Turner feud has taken another dissonant turn, USA Today reports. Beyoncé referred to Turner as "the queen" at the Grammy Awards—yes, that was 8 months ago—and Turner stirred things up again last week, saying: "There were so many kings and queens there that night. Her ego must be so big to think she was the only one.” The Queen of Soul begs to differ.

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“I never figured her to resort to tacky press just to sell a few tickets,” Franklin said. “I really had put her in a different class” Oh, snap! (Read more Aretha Franklin stories.)

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