“While I enjoy Kathie Lee and Hoda daily, her assessment is totally wrong!” Franklin wrote.
“I’ve been to California from Detroit four times this year and Florida. I go wherever I choose to go comfortably on my custom bus.
“Further, my audience and fans span the age of 8 to 90! And are multi-ethnic, and I am very well known to young adults, tweens and teens. Their parents play my music and I take care of my business whenever I sign on the dotted line!
“I’m surprised Kathie Lee did not research my worldwide celebrity audience! She’s usually right on top of things with a great sense of humor, but she’s totally wrong this time. She should research me before she speaks about me. I’m sure she thought she was right; still enjoy Hoda and Kathie Lee!”
As for be a judge on “Idol,” Franklin made it clear she’s up for the task.
“I could enjoy being a judge for a season or two. Let’s kick it up a few notches and have a slammin’, jammin’ season,” she wrote.
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