People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Patti LaBelle

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If you think Patti Labelle is above squatting in the parking lot to take a piss before riding out to the Waffle House after the club lets out you are sadly mistaken.

The legendary shade thrower who celebrated her 70th birthday this month stopped by Access Hollywood recently to chat it up about about her Patti’s Good Life signature line of sauces, regretting going under the knife to have her bell pepper shape nose reduced when she was younger, and her most outrageous on-stage moment to date.

“I had to go to the ladies room and they didn’t have one close, it was an outdoor gig,” Patti revealed when asked about the craziest thing she had ever done while performing.

“My friend Norma, who had been doing my hair for 40 years, brought me a bucket to the side where the dressing areas were,” she explained. “I used a bucket! Nobody knew. They thought I was going back to change clothes.”

Of course, Patti kept her pee break as classy as possible.

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People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Chaka Khan Inducted Into The Apollo Legends Hall of Fame

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In celebration of her 40th anniversary in music and entertainment, Chaka Khan was inducted into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame on Monday (June 10) at the famed theater’s 8th Annual Spring Gala.

“I am honored that the Apollo is inducting me into the Apollo Legends Hall of Fame,” previously said the music icon. “The Apollo Theatre is an American institution and is world-renowned for developing, nurturing, and creating talent for decades. It has supported my career and now they are a part of honoring my legacy.”

Hosted by Wayne Brady, the program included special tribute performances by Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Deborah Cox. Carol’s Daughter Founder & President Lisa Price received the Percy E. Sutton Civic Leadership Award. Time Warner, Inc. accepted the Apollo’s 2013 Corporate Award, presented by actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

Check out more flicks from the event below.

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Music Notes: Aretha Franklin Wants To Judge ‘American Idol’ With Patti LaBelle

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One can only imagine the shade these two divas would throw at each other on national television every Wednesday and Thursday night.

Aretha Franklin reportedly told CNN she would be interested in joining the FOX’s hit show American Idol. The Queen of Soul also said she would love to be a judge with her “sidestickPatti LaBelle.

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