Patti Labelle To Young Pop Stars: ‘Put Some Clothes On Chile!’
Iconic singer Patti LaBelle sat front row at the Zang Toi fashion show last week — but she saved her front-row shade for barely dressed female pop stars.“You know, I watched the VMAs and I was totally turned off with what I saw,” she tells Threads. “I need these young girls to put some clothes on!” When asked to name names, LaBelle would only give the side eye. “You know who I am talking about.”LaBelle’s fashion advice? “I would tell them to cover up and stop showing your breasts and butts — you do not need to be naked to sell records. But I don’t know if they would listen to an older woman. I am 72 years young, but I will continue to pray for them as well as myself.”
That’s what’up Patti! You better put these youngins in check!
Okay now that we let you know where we stand- we’re on Patti’s side with this, let’s play devil’s advocate for a second.
We don’t know if Patti’s talking about Miley Cyrus at the MTV Awards, but it wouldn’t really be surprising if she was because after all, Miley was damn near butt naked when she rocked those suspenders for a shirt at the show. Besides, Miley literally doesn’t mind going butt naked on a moving wrecking ball. You’ve seen her video right?
Or maybe Patti is going hard at Nicki Minaj because she was as you know, Nicki is known for rapping about “Anacondas” while twerking in a thong on national TV. So we’re sure that’s certain to get attention from someone like Patti, who relied on her pure singing talent alone, to get her where she’s at- a soul music legend.
Here’s the question though: Does Patti make a good point? Or are we coming down too hard on this new wave of young pop stars?
That question’s debatable because one one hand, it’s easy for us to…