OK. Some of You Liked Aretha's Hat

| Fri Jan. 23, 2009 4:06 PM EST

What do I know? More importantly, what does my mama know.

I made fun of the Queen's inauguration day hat, (as did Ellen), but the store that disgorged it, a la Alien, has been flooded with requests for replicas. So, at least now we know what millions of black grannies will be wearing to church til spring. And—it must be said—blocking out the sun for everyone behind them.