Aretha Franklin Fractures Toe On Designer Shoe Heel

Aretha Franklin performs at the Candie's Foundation 2011 event to prevent benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, on May 3, 2011 Aretha Franklin performs at the Candie's Foundation 2011 event to prevent benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, on May 3, 2011

The Queen of Soul is performing in a hospital boot after stumbling over a designer shoe and fracturing a toe on her left foot.

Spokeswoman Tracey Jordan told The Associated Press Tuesday that Aretha Franklin has not missed any gigs despite the misstep following a private performance in Dallas.

Franklin performed Thursday at the home of an “oil baron” and was packing at her hotel when the spiked heel of a Jimmy Choo shoe “wrapped” around her toe.

Jordan says Franklin awoke the next day and “it was still hurting and throbbing.”

The Grammy-winning songstress stopped Friday at an Indianapolis hospital and received the bad news. She continued on to a scheduled performance in Greenwich, Conn., and is expected to sing Tuesday night at the Wolf Trap in Vienna, Va.

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