January 4, 2024

EP. 223.5 — Fraud Fridays: The Fake Aretha Franklin w/ Yvonne Orji

It’s Fraud Fridays! We revisit our episode with comedian Yvonne Orji to discuss the Aretha Franklin impostor who found herself performing as the Quasi Queen of Soul. Plus, a woman is finally arrested after twenty-two attempts to sneak on flights. Stay schemin!

 

Research by Sharilyn Vera.

 

SOURCES:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/counterfeit-queen-soul-180969340/

https://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2020/04/the-bizarre-story-of-the-imitation-queen-of-soul/

https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Woman-with-history-of-airliner-stowaways-arrested-16033015.php

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