Aretha Franklin tells Radio 1Xtra’s TXU show that she almost selected Corinne Bailey Rae to star in the movie of her life story, but changed her mind after seeing her on TV. “Yeah, I just saw Corinne. I thought she was very nice – she’s a very nice singer,” Franklin explained. “I almost cast her as one of the characters in my play and in the movie, but when I saw her on TV… well, her pictures look one way and when I saw her on TV she looked a little different so I don’t think so.”
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