Just when Patti LaBelle settled in to what appeared to be the center stage pie diva Aretha Franklin announces she is launching her own food brand. Her food brand includes pies.
‘The Queen of Soul’ said in an interview with Detroit’s Local News 4 Today that her pies and food products will rival those “other” sweet potato pies.
The Queen knows how to throw shade.
When asked if she’s tried one of LaBelle’s pies Franklin said, “No, I haven’t, but Ms. Patti’s gonna have to move that pie to the side!”
Franklin says she’s already met with a food group based in Phoenix to start developing her line of cooked goods.
She’s upping the diva food war ante. Aside from pies, she plans to market and sell chili, gumbo and baked chicken.
The two divas of soul were rumored to be at odds with one another over a video that surfaced depicting Franklin appearing to snub Patti LaBelle at the White House. However, says said that she and Patti “are cool.”
You know the reviews of the pies are going to copious and interesting.