Long live the queen!

Aretha Franklin has been immortalized forever with these amazing memes

It’s been a crazy week for music. Particularly when it comes to gay musical icons. Madonna turned 60, Janet Jackson released a comeback single, and Aretha Franklin died all on the same day. Crazy.

Related: Fox News uses photo of Patti LaBelle to memorialize Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul passed away yesterday from pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. And while her fans absorb the shock and mourn her passing, memers have been busy making sure she gets the R-E-S-P-E-C-T she deserves by being immortalized forever in internet memes.

Scroll down for our favorite Aretha Franklin RIP memes and long live the queen!

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#arethafranklin #arethafranklinrip #restinpower #restinpowerqueen

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