I couldn't believe Aretha Franklin was even shorter than I am. But the famous, more often than not, are surprisingly short. We have more to prove, maybe.
We shorties, I mean.
She was also nowhere near as big around as you may think. Granted, this was in 1994, but even back then she looked awfully large when you saw her on TV--not so in person.
I grew up living a mile or two away from her, but had never met her. Until one day when I spotted her in the bookstore where I was working. I warned Read more