Cops: Man Shot After Aretha Franklin ArgumentNewser — Rob Quinn
Fans mourned Aretha Franklin all around the world Thursday—including in a barbershop in Suffolk, Va., where a discussion of the Queen of Soul turned violent. Witnesses say that after an argument over whether Halle Berry had played or was going to play Franklin in a biopic turned violent, Michael Jermell Hatton, 44, pulled a gun and shot another patron, WTKR reports.
Police say the victim, 47-year-old Tony Lundy, is in critical condition. The New York Daily News reports that Franklin repeatedly said she wanted Berry to play her in a movie due to start filming next year—but the role went to Jennifer Hudson after Berry said she couldn't sing anywhere near well enough for the role.
Then Cops Found the Body
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