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Etta James performs in New Orleans in 2006. (Lee Celano/Reuters)Enlarge This Image

"That woman he has singing for him, singing my song, she's gonna get her [booty] whipped. . . . I can't stand Beyoncé. She has no business up there singing up there on a big ol' president day . . . singing my song that I've been singing forever."

-- Blues singer Etta James, caught on tape telling a Seattle audience last week why she's unhappy Beyoncé sang "At Last" for the Obamas at the Neighborhood Inaugural Ball. The glam young superstar portrayed James in last year's "Cadillac Records" movie.

By The Reliable Source  |  February 6, 2009; 10:32 AM ET
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Damn...If those comments came from ETTA JAMES herself, what else need be said?


Posted by: ntlekt | February 7, 2009 1:28 AM | Report abuse

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