Aretha Franklin once hit up hit-maker Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds for relationship advice.
“5 years in the past I carried out with Aretha . . . I sat in her [dressing] room and she or he informed everybody to go away . . . then she mentioned, ‘You be writing all these love songs and I need your advice,’ ” Edmonds recalled. “She mentioned, ‘I’m seeing this gentleman and I’m gonna let you know a number of the issues he’s been doing. And I’m making an attempt to resolve if I need to date him or not’ . . . I mentioned, ‘I wouldn’t belief this gentleman.’ A few month later I acquired a name and she or he mentioned, ‘You have been proper, Face. He wasn’t the one.’ ”
Edmonds revealed the anecdote throughout an Instagram Stay celebration for the 25th anniversary of the “Ready To Exhale” soundtrack.