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Aretha Franklin is retiring, but may her shade live on forever

Aretha Franklin made a major announcement yesterday. She told local Detroit news outlet WDIV that she will be retiring this year after the release of her upcoming album. The singer, who has had a legendary 56-year career in the music industry, reminds us to pay homage to some of her shadiest moments. Luckily someone was gracious enough to put this compilation together on YouTube. 

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Season 8 - Bob the Drag Queen

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Season 7 - Violet Chachki

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Season 6 - Bianca Del Rio

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Season 5 - Jinkx Monsoon

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Season 4 - Sharon Needles

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Season 3 - Raja Gemini

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Season 2 - Tyra Sanchez

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Season 1 - Bebe Zahara Bonet

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Welcome, President Trump, to a world of shade

While our most celebrated practitioners of throwing shade tend to be entertainers like Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, RuPaul and Cher, several public and political figures from around the world have shown a talent for tactfully taking Trump down. The shade has only just begun. Read more

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