Headlines: Aretha Franklin’s Son Disses Biopic, Scotty McCreery Back in Studio

Aretha Franklin’s Son Calls For A Boycott Against Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson – The son of late singer Aretha Franklin is speaking out against a biopic that endeavors to portray his mother.
MGM released a trailer for Respect last month in which Jennifer Hudson plays the legendary songstress. Kecalf Franklin, who goes by the moniker Eradesent Views on Facebook, ranted about the film Saturday (January 4), claiming none of Aretha’s family members were contacted about the film, or the forthcoming book The Queen Next Door. – Read more at BET

Scotty McCreery Is Back in the Studio, and He’s Planning a More Traditional Sound – Scotty McCreery is thinking ahead to his next musical chapter. At the 2019 CMA Awards, the singer told The Boot he was planning to head back into the studio in December, and he already had some ideas for his next project. Since dropping his last album, McCreery married his longtime girlfriend, Gabi Dugal, and he hints that marriage and family life will be a theme in his new songs. “I just write about life. What I’m living, where I’m at. So it’s a lot about my wife,” he explains. “I’m sure there’ll be a dog theme thrown in there in one of the songs. We have a dog, Moose, so … If you’ve been following me, and what I’ve been living the last year and a half to two years — that’s probably what I’ve been writing about.” – Read more at The Boot

Episode 11: Jessica Meuse, American Idol Finalist & Country Music Singer – In this episode, Host Jared Ordis talks with Jessica Meuse about her time on American Idol & her first album Halfhearted. We also talk about Jess’s battles with bullying & the effects that had on her, and how she stands up for those facing those problems now. If you didnt know Jess is also a avid gamer! We talk Mixer, Streaming, Hockey, & more! – Podbean

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