Wow! Pattu LaBelle Lands Another Role On A Popular TV Show, Months After Landing Her Other One
Sure, the legendary Patti LaBelle has been in the music biz’ for about 6 decades, but who told anything about her slowing down? If anyone did, then they are dead false about this 73 year old songstress! News has just circulated that Ms. LaBelle has landed a new gig on a famous tv show.
and her fans are waiting in anticipation for it. Check out the information below… Deadline disclosed that Patti will be joining forces with Oprah’s OWN Network and it’s television drama series, Greenleaf, which also stars Lynn Whitfield, Keith David.and other familiar names in Hollywood. She will have a recurring character for the upcoming season 3…Through Deadline: LaBelle will play Maxine Patterson, a known Christian motivational speaker and the CEO of a global Christian self-help empire.
An old friend of Mae’s from college days, Maxine will be Lady Mae’s sounding board and biggest ally as Mae tried to consolidate her power at Calvary. Greenleaf takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch,
where scandalous privated and lies are as many as the faithful. The series centers on the journey of estranged daughter and disillusioned preacher Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge) who has returned house later 20 years on the event of the mysterious demise of her sister, Faith.
As she reenters the world of Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, the Memphis megachurch run by her fantastic parents Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David) and Lady Mae Greenleaf (Lynn Whitfield), it becomes proof that stuffs are not as virtuous.as they seem and that the family’s outward display of faith hides sin and misdeeds. Deborah Joy Winans, Kim Hawthorne, Tye White, Rick Fox, Desiree Ross, Lamman Rucker and Lovie Simone also star.
Following the success of her Walmart ‘Patti’s Pies’ in 2016,
Ms. LaBelle wasted no time creating an even huge lane for herself in the food game. She inked a contract with The Cooking Channel for her cooking show, Patti LaBelle’s Place, which is now in it’s 2nd season. The party doesn’t stop there nevertheless!
Patti will also have a role in the new season of the hit Fox series, Star, which is produced by Empire director, Lee Daniels. Although, if you wonder that was it for Patti- wrong again! In addition to her TV gigs, she also launched a jazz album, titled Bell Homage, in May 2017, which she is constantly to promote to this day.