"We wanted to memorialize the outpouring of love from the community for Aretha Franklin," said an MTA spokesperson in a statement about the RESPECT signs at the Franklin Ave and Franklin St subway stations. "We agreed that 'respect' was a beautiful tribute and worthy message."
”The reason for my acceptance was simple: I would be facing one of the most fearless journalists of his generation,” Mr. Bannon said in a statement to ’The New York Times.’ ”In what I would call a defining moment, David Remnick showed he was gutless when confronted by the howling online mob.”
New Yorker publisher David Remnick announced he'd "changed his mind" about the headlining interview in a memo to staff, following backlash and Judd Apatow, John Mulaney, Jack Antonoff, Patton Oswalt, and Jim Carey dropping off the lineup.
With the Queen of Soul currently seriously ill and under hospice care, some fan (fans?) took it upon themselves to turn the Franklin St. subway station in Tribeca into an Aretha Franklin tribute, with pasted lyrics and song titles on stairsteps and signage...
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