Meet the man with 24-hour access to Patti LaBelle’s cakes. According to multiple reports, the legendary diva, 71, is dating her 41-year-old drummer, Eric Street. The two have been dating for over a year and a half, but have kept their romance on the low.
“She tried to keep it quiet, but everyone around her has figured things out now. She’s completely smitten with him and they spend so much time together,” a source is quoted as telling the Daily Mail.”He made her feel at ease and she loved that he had such a vast experience working in the music business.” Seats does have an impressive resume, having worked with Timbaland, Aaliyah, Stevie Wonder and Destiny’s Child.
The source says that the two became smitten with one another while touring together. LaBelle was coming out of a bad relationship at the time and found comfort in Street’s company. No word on if Street prefers Patti’s sweet potato pie over her vanilla pound cake but he does seem very supportive of her baking venture.
It’s Litty! Migos, Jaden Smith & More Turn Up At ‘Bright’ World Premiere
Netflix definitely made sure the world premiere for their new flick Bright was lit!
Before the films stars including Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Edgar Ramierez and Noomi Rapace hit the black carpet, Migos surprised fans with a pop-up performance.
Smith’s son Jaden also rocked the packed crowd at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood.
Artists featured on the soundtrack BRIGHT: THE ALBUM including Portugal The Man, Machine Gun Kelly, Ty Dolla $ign, Kiiara, Slushie, Grey, Dram, and Bebe Rexha also hit up the premiere.
Will also snapped some fun flicks with his son Jaden before greeting fans and speaking with reporters including HipHollywood.
He told HipHollywood that he was super excited to reunite with his Suicide Squad director David Ayer for the film, and would “work with him whenever he wants to.“
“I love his madness how he creates,” gushes Smith. “How he thinks about scenes, the way he works with actors, it’s some of the best psychological work of any director I’ve ever worked with.”
In the film Smith plays an LAPD cop in a mythical world of orcs, elves and fairies … and Ayer told us, he couldn’t think of anyone better for the role.
“We had such a good time on Suicide Squad together and this role is kind of perfect for him, it’s an edgy movie, buts it’s funny. He’s got the best sense of humor of anybody I know.”
BRIGHT debuts on Netflix December 22. Peep the newest trailer below.
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