"I'm sure the President had much on his agenda and was just a little tired. However, spelling and giving it, is a huge difference. The President and I are mutual when it comes to R-E-S-P-E-C-T." Legendary singer Aretha Franklin laughs off U.S. President Barack Obama's spelling flub of her hit song after he stumbled over the lyrics to Respect during her introduction at the Women of Soul event at the White House last week (06Mar14).