Fox News Apologizes To Aretha Franklin’s Family For Patti LaBelle Mix-Up

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August 16, 2018 4:58 p.m.

Fox News on Thursday apologized “to Aretha Franklin’s family and friends” for putting a picture of Patti LaBelle in the background of a graphic showing the late “Queen of Soul,” who died Thursday.

The network made the mistake earlier Thursday. This graphic showed on air a few minutes after news broke of Franklin’s passing, showing LaBelle on the right:

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