Texas Attorney: Patti LaBelle Had Bodyguard Beat Cadet An ex-West Point cadet's attorney has told jurors that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet, who was waiting outside a Texas airport terminal for a ride home.
Texas Jury Acquits Patti LaBelle's Bodyguard Of Assault Singer Patti LaBelle's bodyguard has been acquitted misdemeanor assault in a confrontation with a drunken West Point cadet at a Houston airport terminal.
Patti LaBelle Testifies For Bodyguard In Texas Trial The son of singer Patti LaBelle told a Texas jury that he was hit in the face by a man at a an airport terminal after the man shouted racial slurs at his mom. His testimony came one day after LaBelle testified in the trial of her bodyguard Efrem Holmes.