Patti LaBelle Turned Down “Shug Avery” Role, But Wait ‘Til U See Why
Word on the Old School curb is that the deal was almost sealed, but just before everything was finalized on paper, Patti slammed on her brakes and was like “Nuh-uh!” You see, she wanted to do the film, but there was this one minor detail that she found out about to make her axe that idea. Here’s what happened…
Steven Spielberg wanted Patti LaBelle to play “Shug Avery” in “The Color Purple” but she turned it down because of the..
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