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    Etta James Not Dead

    FILE - This Nov. 24, 2008 file photo shows Etta James arriving at the premiere of "Cadillac Records" in Los Angeles. The ailing R&B singer is gravely ill and her husband of 41 years is seeking a California court order to control more than $1 million of her money. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    Matt Sayles / AP Photo

    Legendary singer Etta James is still alive, contrary to reports. Her son, Donto James, said, “She’s fine. I just saw her last night, and she was fine.” A phony website, TMZNews.com, reported that the singer, famous for her version of “At Last,” had died from leukemia and dementia, two ailments she  suffers from. The website for TMZNews.com looks almost exactly like the website for TMZ.com, a real gossip website. A spokesman for TMZ said, “Our legal department is all over it.”

    Read it at The Washington Post