• EXCLUSIVE: See Patti LaBelle As A No-Nonsense Mom And Gangster In This 'Star' Sneak Peek

    One year ago - By Essence

    Fans are in for a special treat when Star returns.
    FOX has ordered additional episodes of the hit show, bringing its second season total to 18 episodes. And, fans are in for a real treat as Patti LaBelle makes a guest appearance as Carlotta's mom, Christine.

    It's LaBelle like you've never seen her. "I am that gun carrying mama," the singing legend says in an exclusive clip for ESSENCE. "I'm just an old gangster who has money. I'm trying to help Carlotta in this business and she never let me get involved because of my activities."
    Latifah adds, "Carlotta comes from a bit of a dysfunctional...
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