FILE - In this July 26, 2010 file photo, Aretha Franklin is shown in Philadelphia. Franklin will sing at a memorial dedication to the late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Aug. 28, 2011, on the National Mall in Washington. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)
February 23, 2012 6:53:53 AM PST
NEW YORK (AP) - February 23, 2012 --
Aretha Franklin says Cissy Houston raised her daughter Whitney Houston well - and that an interview where Franklin said parents need to make sure children "leave home prepared" was taken out of context.