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Aretha Franklin dies at 76

Aretha Franklin dies at 76.

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died at the age of 76 in Detroit. 

The news comes after her family asked for prayers this week disclosing that she was "gravely ill." 

The singer died at her home in Detroit on Thursday according to her publicist and the Associated Press. 

Born Aretha Louise Franklin, she hailed from Memphis Tennessee.

'Designing Women' might be making a comeback

the 80s southern comedy "Designing Women" may be getting a reboot.

It seems all the great 80s sitcoms are making some sort of fresh comeback from "Roseanne" to "Murphy Brown" and now there are talks of rebooting the popular southern comedy "Designing Women."

Disney will put openly gay character in "Jungle Cruise" feature

Disney casts Jack Whitehall as openly gay man in "Jungle Cruise."

Disney is set to introduce audiences to its first openly gay character but some in the LGBT community aren't taking kindly to the news. 

Actor Jack Whitehall has been cast to co-star in Jungle Cruise, another Disney adaptation of one of their amusement park rides. 

The film stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt and will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.

Aretha Franklin "gravely ill," surrounded by family

Aretha Franklin is reported to have failing health, asks for prayers.

Aretha Franklin's family has told WDIV-TV (Channel 4) that the legendary singer is "gravely ill" and she is asking for prayers on Monday morning. 

News anchor for the station, Evrod Cassimy tweeted out that he had spoken with the family and they confirmed the news. 

Ruby Rose quits Twitter over lesbian 'Batwoman' backlash

Ruby Rose quits Twitter over constant berating after Batwoman casting.

Actress Ruby Rose stars in the number one movie at the box office this weekend, "The Meg," but the 32-year-old out celebrity isn't able to tweet her excitement because she has deactivated her account due to upset trolls berating her feed with negativity upon hearing of other casting news. 

Gay cinema classic 'Trick' is getting a sequel

Christian Campbell and John Paul Pitoc in 1999's "Trick."

The director of the 1999 gay romantic comedy "Trick" announced this past Thursday he is making a sequel to that film. 

Jim Fall posted on Facebook, "So this is in the works for 2019....... just in time for the 20th (!!!) anniversary of TRICK next year. (Thank you Jayson Rivest for this amazing teaser image)."

Theater Review: “On Your Feet"

“On Your Feet” plays through August 5, 2018, at San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd and B Streets, downtown.

I dare you to sit still while watching “On Your Feet,” a jukebox musical with a Latin beat, playing through Sunday at San Diego Civic Theatre. 

This lively, jaunty musical depicts the joys and struggles – but mostly the love of music and dance – of Gloria Estefan’s journey from Cuba to international megastar.

"Lizzie" explores the axe murder legend with a lesbian backstory

In 1892, Lizzie Borden was the primary suspect in the axe killings of her mother and father in Fall River, Mass. The gruesome tale has been made into a modern film which explores what may have motivated the murders; the forbidden love between Borden and her housemaid.