She tells pal Oprah Winfrey, "We live 10 minutes from each other now that we're divorced...I stayed some years (in the marriage) because of Zuri, but Armstead had never done anything awful to me...She won: Soul singer Patti La Belle arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection September 16. A former West Point cadet has lost a lawsuit he filed against La Belle and her entourage saying she ordered her bodyguards to beat him up as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal in 2011John Raley, one of King's lawyers, told jurors that King was minding his own business outside the airport terminal when he was attacked without provocation by the 400-pound Holmes, as well as by Edwards and Harris.Raley said King had to drop out of West Point because of a traumatic brain injury he suffered when he hit his head on a concrete pillar during the attack.(We're) best of friends now, very friendly." La Belle admits she's happier than ever before, but she has no intention of following her pal Tina Turner down the aisle again. She says, "Congratulations Tina darling, but Patti's not gonna go there (get married). I brought the pitch down an octive & played with it, increased tempo to make it more dance dance & adjusted a few other tweaks.
He saw how hard she took her last breakup with the much-younger man she was seeing and just doesn't want to see his mom hurt again,' explained the source.
I just couldn't get along with anyone for 32 straight years; it was just that I was a witch sometimes, not easy to get along with...
I pretended (that everything was fine) a lot so I was acting many years and Armstead's a straightforward man and I'm a wildchild, and I didn't want to be married anymore and nor did he, so it was mutual...
King had just arrived in Houston, his hometown, while on spring break from West Point.
After five days of testimony and 10 hours of deliberation, a federal jury in Houston on Tuesday night absolved Zuri Edwards, La Belle's manager and son; Efrem Holmes, her bodyguard; and Norma Harris, her hairdresser.