Did Bill Clinton check out Ariana Grande during her performance at Aretha Franklins funeral?


Mourners watching Ariana Grandes performance at Aretha Franklins funeral were left convinced that former President Bill Clinton checked out the star as she sang.

As family, friends and celebrities said their goodbyes to iconic performer Aretha, who passed away this month aged 76, Ariana was chosen to belt out classic hit Natural Women to the congregation.

Singing in front of the crowd at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan, viewers who were watching the livestream from home were left convinced that Bills eyes wandered during her performance.

Specifically, up and down her body. However, prior to this, he was also seen looking around the rest of the crowd.

Former President Bill Clinton poses for a photo with Ariana Grande, center, and Pete Davidson, right, during the funeral service for Aretha Franklin at Greater Grace Temple, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16, 2018 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Naturally, people had some things to say about the moment, with most calling it gross while others were accusing Ariana of wearing a dress thats too short for a funeral.

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(But seriously guys, its 2018 and you all should know better by this point.)

Some added that it was inappropriate for Bill, 72, to be looking at Ariana, 25, in such a manner.

He also seized the opportunity ahead of the service to grab a photograph with the singer and her fiance, Pete Davidson.

Yall catching bill Clinton checking out Ariana Grande ???

— Bk? (@brooklyn_890) August 31, 2018

Bill Clinton staring like this at @ArianaGrandes butt during Aretha Franklins FUNERAL makes it painfully obvious that, historically, men are able to stay in good standing with the community at large even after it becomes known they have altered a womens narrative pic.twitter.com/6RmFff56vG

— lavenduh (@BriJoyStevens) August 31, 2018

Some things never change. Bill Clinton has become a meme again after oogling Ariana Grande while she sang at another Aretha Franklin memorial.

— DJ Northway (@djnorthway) August 31, 2018

Aretha was laid to rest in a funeral attended by celebrities far and wide, including Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson.

The Queen Of Soul died on August 16 aged 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, with her funeral taking place at Detroits Greater Grace Temple on Friday (August 31).

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Ahead of the ceremony on Friday morning, Franklins open casket was placed at the front of the church, with the words A Celebration Fit For The Queen projected on the walls.

Franklins body was dressed in gold and sequinned heels, with flower bouquets from close friends Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett greeting those in attendance.

Celebrities in attendance include Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Ariana Grande while Bill Clinton, Reverend Jesse Jackson and Smokey Robinson were among the speakers paying tribute.

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