Aretha Franklin tosses subtle shade at Beyoncé

Aretha Franklin and Beyoncé

Some of you might remember that four years ago, Aretha Franklin sang at Barack Obama's first Inauguration, and did a pretty damn fine job of it. Also, she wore a super funky hat and that hat was just so awesome on so many levels. I kinda wish I had a hat like that ... anyway, after yesterday's escandalo about how Beyoncé allegedly lipsynced her performance of the National Anthem, ABC asked Aretha to comment, and she took the opportunity to ever MORE

Beyoncé lipsynced, everything you know is a lie!

Beyoncé

So remember how I went all out yesterday about how Beyoncé crushed it at President Obama's Inauguration? Well, turns out I mean the exact opposite of that because she lipsynced the whole thing, which is really only appropriate when you're a drag queen and not, say, Beyoncé at the friggin' Inauguration. Via HuffPo ... “All music is pre-recorded for the ceremony because there are so many eventualities and conditions that day,” United MORE

Links: Things worse than finding out Beyoncé lipsynced

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James Franco wrote a poem for Obama’s Inauguration?

James Franco

For those of you who forgot how annoying art students were, here's actor James Franco to remind you with his "poem" about President Barack Obama's second inauguration, via Yahoo! ... I met Obama once, in D.C., the Correspondents’ Dinner. I was the guest of Vanity Fair, guided through D.C. by the wife Of Christopher Hitchens, when he was alive. We went to Hitch’s place, He had books from floor to ceiling, and said he had read To MORE

Beyoncé killed it at Obama’s Inauguration!

Beyoncé

I'm not gonna lie: Today is a really slow news day, mostly because everyone is so busy covering Barack Obama's Inauguration for his second term as President that everyone just sort of stopped caring that Lindsay Lohan exists. Meh, go figs. So for the sake of jumping on the vaguely celebrity related bandwagon, here's Beyoncé performing the National Anthem at the Inauguration, and in case you're wondering: Nailed it. Seriously, at one point she MORE