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Cynthia is BRITISH, y'all. She is playing the entire hell out of this part, not just the accent - which is flawless - but the mannerisms, too. How she's interacting with the actresses she's playing with...Give this woman an award for this part, already.

Her cover of "Bridge over Troubled Water" is in my Top 5 of her favorite songs.

"Who died?" 🤣🤣 We've reached Nessun Dorma, one of her all time greatest performances.

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C.L. couldn't stay out of Aretha's business for NOTHIN'.

You better SANG, Cynthia!

Me right now:

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@davidcrosss as Jerry Wexler is such a chaotic choice, but it works for this version of the story. 😂

I knew the stuff was gonna hit the fan when Rev. Franklin reached way down into his sould and pulled out "chur'ren." 😬 Went from Detroit-to-Memphis is 0-5.

Ms. Franklin stayed relevent through every decade, because she wasn't afraid to take chances with her style. Gospel, soul, funk, pop, opera...she wanted it all and she did it all.

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Cynthia Erivo landed her role on the new @natgeotv series #GeniusAretha with an impromptu moment on a red carpet.

@GeBraxton reports…
Erivo stars in "Genius: Aretha," the 8-part miniseries, premiering Sunday and running 4 consecutive nights. 

How did she get the gig? She proved she had the talent at a Tonys ceremony years ago:…
Erivo was asked to name her “guilty pleasure” song on the red carpet. She launched into Franklin’s “Ain’t No Way.” 

A recording of that moment got to @CliveDavis and @BrianGrazer, who were then developing the Franklin series.…
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