The fabulous Patti LaBelle

The fabulous Patti LaBelle

*OK, let us stand still for a sec and try to wrap our collective brains around this fantastical lie: Patti LaBelle and the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin duking it out in a fist fight in the ATL.

This is how it supposedly went down.

Both women were at the March 20 Women of Soul concert at, of all places, The White House. As Aretha was making her way to the stage, Patti LaBelle, along with others standing near the aisle seats, reached to grasp her hand in that kind of “I love you sister girl” way.

aretha's supposed snub of patti

According to this picture, it looks like the snub happened…A perfect template to create an elaborate fabrication.

Apparently, Aretha wasn’t having it, and threw shade at Patti by pushing the hand out of the way in a “Girl stop frontin’ you know we don’t get down like that” kind of way.Not a good idea as far as egos go.

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