Patti LaBelle No Longer Slaps Mariah Carey

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This clip of Patti LaBelle on Busy Tonight is my favorite film of 2019.

There’s so much. Where to even start. Patti LaBelle has a personality she calls Priscilla who goes batshit when the Ajax is misplaced. Richard Pryor bought Patti LaBelle a car because he worried she wasn’t being paid enough. Patti LaBelle does not drive. Patti LaBelle appeared to be drinking red wine through a straw during this interview.

Patti LaBelle on goddaughter Mariah Carey: “I have to slap her every now and then. But she’s so phenomenal and so good, she doesn’t need to be slapped anymore. That’s my baby.”

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Patti LaBelle’s advice to young women trying to break into the industry: “Keep your clothes on.”

This clip is only six minutes and fifty-eight seconds. Seven minutes’ worth of Patti LaBelle is a better documentary than anything on Netflix.

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I am utterly charmed every single time Jameela Jamil does something like this:

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