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PETA to Aretha: Lose the Fur, Keep Your House

3/26/2008 2:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

PETA is trying to help out Aretha Franklin with that whole foreclosure mess she's in. The animal rights group has written a letter to the fur-ocious Queen of Soul offering to pay her $19,000 tax bill if she promises to never wear fur again and donate her unwanted furs to PETA - like Mariah Carey and Kim Cattrall have done.
Peta to Aretha - forget about those furs
Aretha should know, fur is definitely out of fashion. Hasn't she seen all those shots of Paris and Britney getting out of cars?


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nataliec    

you mean Aretha does not have the money to pay her taxes.....what a shame...what did she do with all her money!!!

Waffles & Chicken......I guess it cost alot to feed her....................where is her family...whitney...dionne etc....they should bail her out. I guess her cd didnt fare so well. Talk about Miss Ross all you want but she kepy her money...her body and looks. Maybe thats why she wore that yellow dress to The Kennedy Center Honors and lo and behold that same yellow tent to the Grammy's. Should have known she was broke, when she wore this dress two times in a row.

2402 days ago
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pimp    

Nshadow:

I see you are familiar with "the error in time" keep it secret, we don't want mass panic whne 12/21/2012 rolls around


Don't do it Aretha. One of your coats is worth more than your tax bill. Plus any monies given by PETA would also be taxed. Se they really would have to give you like $40,000 so you pay the IRS $19,000

2402 days ago
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nataliec    

HEY PETA..MAYBE YOU SHOULD MIND YOUR OWN DAMN BUSINESS AND GO AND KILL MORE DOGS AND CATS. FUR LOOKS GREAT AND IS WARM AND SOFT TO WEAR. THIS GROUP JUST EXPLOITS ANIMALS FOR THEIR IDIOTIC GAINS. PEOPLE WHO DONATE MONEY TO THIS FAKE CHARITY IS JUST AS FAKE AS PETA...SO I SAY WEAR YOUR FURS ARETHA...AND WEAR THEM PROUDLY........PETA CAN KISS MY BUTT!!!!

2402 days ago
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bethany    

Why would beautiful Aretha want to wear those UGLY FURS?

They make her look cheap, and pounds heavier

2402 days ago
20.

SuperStarSteve    

One more moonpie pilease!

2402 days ago
21.

Liz    

Come on Aretha it is time to give up the furs. It is so out!

2402 days ago
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nataliec    

21. F**k wearing fur. You can wear them, but would you kill a mink or a fox with your own hands to get that fur? Probably not. Well, somebody did, but you don't want to think about that, huh? You just want to walk around looking important or rich or cool or whatever your twisted reasoning is. Despicable human beings wear animals for clothing.

Posted at 3:13PM on Mar 26th 2008 by Gigi


what an idiot you are...people have been wearing fur and eating meat since the beginning of time..both you and peta need to go home..back down that toilet that backed up. you nor peta should dictate what a person should wear...hell bitch you been wearing that same underwear since last year and no one calls you dispicable...just another stanky ho with an opinion that makes no sense!!!!!!

2402 days ago
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Sillyme    

Aretha is so rich she can hire another fat lady to sit on them then sing.. She's delaying full payment.. to find out why the taxes were not paid and if someone paying her accounts ripped her off.

2402 days ago
24.

Tangie    

#25---How sad you have no intelligence. And embarrassing! LOL

2402 days ago
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Chykshyt    

WHAT IS PETA GOING TO DO WITH THE FUR???????

2402 days ago
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vanny    

Not that i'm against PETA or anything, but come on!! She's an old FAT HAG stuck in her ways.... she could sell the fur she owns for MUCH MUCH more than 19,000! Who knows how manys animals have died for that HOE! Animals are priceless and I think PETA is making a disgusting move...........

2402 days ago
27.

Mik    

Thay give the fur to Home-less People in the winter .No $hit! Wonder about that tax thing?

2402 days ago
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Dirk Diggler    

Wasn't Aretha on Motown for most if not all of her career ?
If she was she broke and that aint no joke.Everyone on Motown got robbed by Berry Gordy.
I'm not surprised she can't pay a $19,000 tax bill.She'll probably have to ask Berry Gordy for a loan and then he'll be on the deed to the house.

2402 days ago
29.

stacy    

#14 - very good post and true about Petroleum products.

2402 days ago
30.

Sarah    

First Aretha needs to seriously loose some weight before anything else. Obviously she has no talent left and no one wants her to perform. Thats why she has no money

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