The full list of nominations for this year’s Academy Awards was recently released, and Aretha Franklin’s family couldn’t help but notice a glaring omission. Last year, the Queen of Soul’s life story was told in the acclaimed biopic Respect with Jennifer Hudson portraying the late singer. Hudson’s portrayal received widespread praise as the consensus among critics was that she totally nailed the role. She’d certainly fit right in with the other Best Actress nominees, but for whatever reason, Hudson and Respect didn’t make the cut.
Aretha Franklin’s family says Jennifer Hudson was perfect as the Queen of Soul in Respect, leaving them heartbroken about the Oscar snub.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed