From Huffington Post
It got Fantasia so mad that she skipped out on her own Grammy win, but, well, Aretha Franklin doesn’t seem to be sweating it one bit.
When it comes to snubs, that’s just show business.
Fantasia Barrino was nowhere to be seen when they called her name for Best Female Pop Vocal at the Grammy Awards, later revealing that she skipped the show in protest of being left out of the show’s tribute to Franklin.
“Last night they were honoring someone who is my idol, Aretha Franklin, and there is no way I could have sat there and not got the happy feet and wanting to jump on the mic because she is my favorite so I felt like, you know, at the end of the day I should have been on that stage so, I kind of did my own little thing last night,” she told BET’s “106 & Park”.
Franklin, while sympathetic, had a message for Fantasia: it happens…
READ FRANKLIN’S OFFICIAL STATEMENT HERE