It’s been a big week forPatti LaBelle?the 70-year-old singer guest-starred onEmpirelast week, and last night she had a big moment onDancing with the Stars.
LaBelle flaunted her stuff and showed off her salsa moves to none other than50 Cent’s”In Da Club.” LaBelle was shaking whather mother gave her with such intensity that host Tom Bergeron remarked, ”Patti LaBelle holding it together, literally in places.”
LaBelle earned a 28 out of 40scorefrom the judges.
Judge Bruno Tonioli comparedthe “Be Yourself” singer to a character fromEmpire: thehigh-powered record exec Cookie Lyon played by Taraji P. Henson. “So Cookie! SoEmpire!” Tonioli exclaimed.[youtubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Ykd_YeuukZs]