Twitter erupts after Aretha Franklin sings lengthy national anthem at Vikings-Lions game

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Well, when you are a legendary diva, you deserve to take your time. But, when you do, don’t think some people will not poke a little fun at ya.

Enter Aretha Franklin — with a floor-length fur coat and rocking a Detroit Lions beanie — the Queen of Soul sang a 4-minute 35-second version of the “Star Spangled Banner” that sent the Twitterverse flying with hilarious memes.

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Check out a few of what we think are the funniest ones, and remember, be kind people when ROYALTY is in the room. And to be fair, while some laughed, others loved it and came to her defense. Carry on.

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