A nephew of legendary queen of soul Aretha Franklin is disputing reports that the 18-time Grammy winner is at death's doorstep.

On Saturday, veteran reporter Roger Friedman first broke the news that Aretha was "gravely ill" and in a Detroit hospital.

But Aretha's nephew Tim Franklin believes she will pull through.

Read more »

Phylicia Rashad

Bill Cosby's TV wife Phylicia Rashad is backing away from statements she allegedly made to gossip columnist Roger Friedman.

Friedman quoted Rashad as saying "forget those women," referring to the women who accused Cosby of drugging them and having his way with them.

In an interview with ABC News, Rashad said Friedman misquoted her.

Read more »