Patti LaBelle is 78 years young and she wants the world to know it. Yesterday the legendary singer performed live in front of 20,000 people at the 2023 Super Bowl Gospel Celebration in Arizona.
And while she sounded great, she looked even better.Embed from Getty Images
Photos from Patti’s performance have found their way onto Black Twitter, and men of all ages are showing their appreciation for the septuagenarian. While most people are respectful of their comments about Miss Patti …. it is Twitter.
Media Take Out learned that Patti is being referred to as a “Gilf” on the social media platform. For those that are unaware, a Gilf is a “grandmother I’d like to ….” you know the rest.
On Tuesday’s episode of “The Jennifer Hudson Show” Patti told Jen that she was open to dating.
LaBelle said she wants to move on from her previous marriage to Armstead Edwards which ended in 2003. “I was married for 32 years to a wonderful man and we’re still friends, good friends,” she said.
“So I think in life I need to find happiness for myself, other than what I had back in the day with him, which was wonderful. But I’m too good to be solo.”Embed from Getty Images
In a career that has spanned seven decades, Patti has sold more than 50 million records worldwide. LaBelle has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame, and the Apollo Theater Hall of Fame. LaBelle was included in Rolling Stone on their list of 100 Greatest Singers. LaBelle is a dramatic soprano recognized for her vocal power, range and emotive delivery.
Miss Patti LaBelle has also experienced success as an actress with a role in the Oscar-nominated film A Soldier’s Story, and in TV shows such as A Different World and American Horror Story: Freak Show. In 1992, LaBelle starred in her own TV sitcom Out All Night. A decade later, LaBelle hosted her own lifestyle TV show, Living It Up with Patti LaBelle on TV One. In 2015, LaBelle took part in the dance competition Dancing with the Starsat the age of 70. Labelle has also seen success launching her own brand of bedding, cookbooks, and food for various companies. In 2015 her Patti’s Sweet Potato Pie sold millions when a YouTube video praising the product went viral. As a result, over a 72-hour period, Walmart sold one pie every second
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