Aretha Franklin’s home going service was quite the event, and unfortunately there was a little bit of controversy. After Ariana Grande performed a tribute to the Queen of Soul, Bishop Charles H. Ellis III invited Ariana up to the pulpit. While he joked with her, his hand was touching her in an uncomfortable place. Many viewers observed this and start a hashtag on Twitter called #RespectAriana. Bishop Charles Ellis released a statement to the Associated Press and claimed that he did not intentionally touch in that way. He also apologized to Ariana.
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