Aretha Franklin's son severely beaten in Detroit

Performer Aretha Franklin is seen during an interview with the Associated Press in Philadelphia, Monday, July 26, 2010. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Franklin are scheduled to perform together Tuesday at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

September 21, 2010 8:03:18 AM PDT
A spokeswoman for Aretha Franklin says the singing legend's son has been severely beaten at a gas station in Detroit.