Aretha’s Granddaughter Grace Franklin Says ‘American Idol’ Judges Were Right to Reject
American musician Aretha Franklin performs on stage at the Park West Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, March 23, 1992. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

In case you missed it, Aretha Franklin’s granddaughter auditioned for American Idol and the judges rejected her move to Hollywood. Grace Fraklin says they were “right.”

Speaking to TMZ, Franklin says Idol judge Lionel Ritchie was right that she had to grow her voice and work on herself before taking a big stage.

As for if Franklin would return to audition for American Idol, the 16-year-old said she had no plans to return.

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