Patti labelle dating dating before the divorce is final

14 Jan

The 71-year-young songstress, who revived her career selling sweet potato pies for Wal-Mart, is dating her drummer, 41-year-old Eric Seats.

The couple met after he was hired to be her drummer last year.

Belting out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and spiritual sonnets have created the unique platform of versatility that Ms. As she continues into her fourth decade of performing, the Philadelphia maven has returned to her roots with her latest project, The Gospel According to Patti La Belle. That's the only thing that's missing," observes the songstress.

"I was born gospel, so it's not like I'm coming back or trying to impress people with this new gospel project. "I've come full circle where you can say it's a complete project." The church tour accompanied the release of The Gospel According to Patti La Belle.

Blige, Timbaland and Missy Elliott, in addition to producing songs for Destiny’s Child and Aaliyah. Patti’s 42-year-old son Zuri Edwards doesn’t like the idea of his mother dating a man a year younger than he is.

Seats has served as her drummer for the last several years, but things only turned romantic for the pair more recently. “She tried to keep it quiet, but everyone around her has figured things out now.

He saw how hard she took her last breakup with the much younger guy she dated before Seats and just doesn’t want to see his mom hurt again,” explained the sources.

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The next moment you read on the internet, via numerous outlets, that Patti La Belle, in fact, neglected to inform you — for It’s like — on the one hand I feel happy for my friend, Patti La Belle.

One moment you assume you have a close enough relationship with music legend Patti La Belle that Patti La Belle might tell you personally if she’s been dating her 41-year-old drummer Eric Seats for an entire year and a half.