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Patti Labelle's Entourage Won't Face New Trial Over Airport Attack Allegations

24th November 2014

A man who sued members of Patti Labelle's entourage over an alleged airport attack in 2011 has lost his bid for a new trial.Richard King claimed he suffered traumatic brain injuries after an encounter with...

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Patti Labelle To Become A Grandmother

13th November 2014

Singer Patti Labelle is set to become a grandmother.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker's son, Zuri Kye Edwards, is expecting a daughter. She tells U.S. talk show The View, "My little son Zuri and Lona, they're...

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Patti Labelle's Entourage Scores Legal Victory In Civil Suit

24th September 2014

Patti Labelle's entourage has scored a legal victory against a man who alleged he was attacked at an airport in Texas.Richard King claimed he was attacked at the Bush Intercontinental Airport in 2011 and was...

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Patti Labelle Joins Freak Show Cast

11th August 2014

Patti Labelle has signed on to join the cast for the new season of Tv hit American Horror Story.She will appear in four episodes of Glee creator Ryan Murphy's spooky show, titled Freak Show....

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19th June 2014

"I was singing You'll Never Walk Alone (at an event) for Martin Luther King Jr.'s wife Coretta Scott King, and I promise you I flew up. I did. I levitated. But there's a rumour that...

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19th June 2014

"Being her godmother entails me giving her advice about the babies and taking care of her when she has little issues with her voice. She'll call me. We're tight. She's a phenomenal little girl -...

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Sting & Patti Labelle Front All-star Line-up For The Tony Awards

30th May 2014

Sting, Patti Labelle and Gladys Knight have been confirmed among the performers at the Tony Awards next month (Jun14).Alan Cumming, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris and Sutton Foster and the casts of Aladdin and Les...

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Patti Labelle Regrets Nose Job

23rd May 2014

Soul legend Patti Labelle regrets her past cosmetic surgery, insisting she'd like to go back in time and tell her younger self not to touch her nose.The Lady Marmalade singer admits she went under the...

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23rd May 2014

"I'm afraid of the water. I have a pool, but I walk the water because of my diabetes for exercise, but I'm afraid to swim." Patti Labelle can't swim.

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Patti Labelle: 'I Had To Relieve Myself In A Bucket During Outdoor Gig'

23rd May 2014

Soul legend Patti Labelle once had to pee in a bucket during a concert when she was caught short onstage in the middle of a song.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker was performing outdoors and realised there...

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23rd May 2014

"I'm gonna celebrate by being quiet. I'm just gonna be at home having a dinner and some hard-shelled crabs from Baltimore." Singer Patti Labelle on her plans for her 70th birthday on Saturday (24May14).

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Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight And Natalie Cole Line Up For After Midnight

30th April 2014

Soul stars Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight and Natalie Cole are all set to grace the Broadway stage as guest performers this summer (14) in Tony Award-nominated show After Midnight.The musical, which celebrates jazz icon Duke...

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Aretha Franklin Suing Parody Website Bosses Over Feud Story

17th April 2014

Aretha Franklin is suing the bosses of an online parody website after they joked about a feud between her and Patti Labelle.Editors at TheNewsNerd.com published the fake story on 11 April (14), prompting the Queen...

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Aretha Franklin Dismisses Reports Of Patti Labelle Fight

16th April 2014

Soul icon Aretha Franklin has laughed off rumours her pal Patti Labelle was recently arrested following a fight between the pair after fans fell for a spoof news article posted online.The fake story was posted...

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Patti Labelle And Janelle Monae Run White House Workshop

7th March 2014

Singers Patti Labelle, Janelle Monae and Melissa Etheridge taught students about soul music at the White House on Thursday (06Mar14).The singers joined America's First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington, D.C. to teach more than 100...

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Aretha Franklin And Patti Labelle To Headline White House Concert

5th March 2014

Singing legends Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle are among the headliners for the upcoming Women of Soul concert hosted by America's First Lady Michelle Obama.Some of music's biggest names are heading to the White House...

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Patti Labelle To Embark On Lady Marmalade Anniversary Tour

23rd February 2014

R&B icon Patti Labelle is preparing to head out on a new reunion tour with her Labelle bandmates to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their hit song Lady Marmalade.The legendary singer last teamed up with...

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Elton John Gave Patti Labelle Diamond Ring After Rising To Fame

12th December 2013

Sir Elton John once presented R&B icon Patti Labelle with a diamond ring as a thank you for feeding him when he was a struggling musician.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker befriended Elton in the mid-1960s when...

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11th December 2013

"We got a lot of hate mail because we were singing about a hooker." Patti Labelle reveals not everyone was a fan of her 1974 hit Lady Marmalade, which was recorded with her band Labelle.

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Patti Labelle's Bouncer Acquitted Of Assault

12th November 2013

R&B legend Patti Labelle's minder has been acquitted of misdemeanour assault following a fight with a United States Military Academy cadet in Texas in 2011.Bodyguard Efrem Holmes was accused of punching Richard King at a...

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Patti Labelle Overhauled Diet Over Early Death Fears

5th November 2013

Veteran singer Patti Labelle has overhauled her diet in a bid to prolong her life after spending years fearing she would succumb to cancer, just like her three sisters.The R&B icon admits losing her siblings...

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5th November 2013

"My last sister Jackie died of cancer... and I went on to perform, and the night of her funeral, I did the video (for) If You Asked Me To, and when you see the tears...

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Patti Labelle Performed On Broadway With Missing Tooth

5th November 2013

Veteran R&B star Patti Labelle was forced to hit the Broadway stage with a missing tooth during her stint in hit musical Fela! after suffering the dental nightmare shortly before showtime.The singer returned to the...

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5th November 2013

"Never learned how to smoke, never learned how to swim, never learned how to drive. Never did drugs; never learned, never want to." R&B icon Patti Labelle always focused on the music.

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Patti Labelle Takes Blame For Broken Marriage

5th November 2013

Music icon Patti Labelle takes full blame for the breakdown of her 27-year marriage to her former manager Armstead Edwards, insisting she was a "witch" who was "not easy to get a long with".The When...

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Patti Labelle: 'Oprah Winfrey Helped To End Diana Ross Rift'

4th November 2013

Patti Labelle has credited Tv mogul Oprah Winfrey with helping her to heal a long running rift with Diana Ross by bringing the two icons together at a special luncheon in 2005.The Lady Marmalade hitmaker...

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Mariah Carey Honours Patti Labelle As Living Legend

28th October 2013

Pop superstar Mariah Carey helped to honour her godmother Patti Labelle as a Living Legend on Saturday (26Oct13) at the Black Girls Rock! gala in New Jersey.The Hero hitmaker was on hand at the New...

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Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes

8th October 2013

Tom Hanks has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.The 57-year-old actor has been battling with symptoms of the life-long condition - which occurs when the body doesn't produce enough insulin to function properly - since...

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Chaka Khan To Be Inducted Into Apollo Theater's Hall Of Fame

12th April 2013

Singers Patti Labelle and Mary J. Blige will be among the divas honouring Chaka Khan when the singer is inducted into New York's Apollo Theater Hall of Fame.The I'm Every Woman hitmaker will be feted...

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Paul Anka Celebrating Lengthy Career With All-star Duets Album

5th March 2013

Veteran entertainer Paul Anka is celebrating his sixth decade in the music industry with a new all-star duets album, featuring collaborations with Dolly Parton, Celine Dion, Willie Nelson and Patti Labelle.The legendary singer/songwriter has also...

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