‘Luther Vandross didn’t come out as gay because he didn’t want to upset the world’ – Patti Labelle reveals

Legendary singer Patti Labelle has outed late R&B legend, Luther Vandrose. On the recent episode of Watch What Happens Live, Patti told Andy Cohen,

“We talked about [his being in the closet]. Basically, he did not want his mother to be…although she might have known, but he wasn’t going to come out and say this to the world. And he had a lot of lady fans and he told me he just didn’t want to upset the world.”

Source: Linda Ikeji’s blog

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