NEW YORK (AP) — R&B diva Patti LaBelle hurled curses – and half a bottle of water – at a woman and her 18-month-old daughter after a dust-up over parenting in an apartment building lobby, according to a lawsuit filed Monday and the family’s lawyer.
LaBelle’s publicists and lawyer didn’t immediately respond to Kevin and Roseanna Monk’s lawsuit.
The couple live in a Manhattan building where the Grammy Award-winning singer stayed for [...]
By Keith L. Alexander, Published: November 10
NEW ORLEANS — Chaka Khan is more than angry.
Instead of getting to rest before her show at the Louisiana Superdome, the R&B star has been booked for two speaking engagements. She’s holed up in her hotel suite, fuming. Outside, her assistants are waiting for her to open the door.
Her makeup artist, Derrick Rutledge, is waiting, too. He just flew in to do her after working [...]
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Department of the Army has reinstated a West Point cadet who was involved in an airport scuffle with bodyguards for R&B diva Patti LaBelle.
Richard King, a member of the Class of 2011, was already on suspended separation for previous conduct when the March 11 scrape happened at an airport in his hometown of Houston.
Soul singer Patti LaBelle is countersuing the former West Point cadet who claimed her bodyguards beat him, saying the Houston man started the fight by punching her son in the face.
LaBelle’s lawsuit accuses Richard King, 23, who was suspended from the United States Military Academy as a result of the March 11 incident at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, of cursing the singer [...]
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Patti LaBelle, a native of Philadelphia born Patricia Louise Holt in 1944, has had songs on the charts as a solo artist or as a member of a group since the 1960s.
Lawyers for a West Point cadet who says bodyguards for soul singer Patti LaBelle beat him while he was waiting for a ride at [...]
HOUSTON — A West Point cadet from Houston has filed a lawsuit against Patti LaBelle, her bodyguards and Bush Intercontinental Airport, claiming that he was viciously beaten by the singer’s bodyguards for standing too close to her luggage.
In the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, Richard King claims he was seriously injured at the hands of LaBelle’s bodyguards after returning to Houston for spring break on March 11, 2011.
“I woke up the [...]