Patti labelle dating
“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 reveals.
Not so happy about the relationship is Labelle’s 42-year-old son, Zuri Edwards.
But this is not a new relationship, apparently the couple have been together for the past year and a half.
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Patti reportedly met Eric several years ago when he was first hired to be her band's drummer.
They hosted Thanksgiving dinner together in Philadelphia with Lee Daniels, spent Christmas on her yacht in the Bahamas with songwriter Denise Rich, and made New Year’s Eve an opportunity for some low-key one-on-one time before Seats had to leave for Japan to tour with singer, Lalah Hathaway.
Patti La Belle, 71, is dating Eric Sears, 41, who she hired several years ago to be her drummer. Blige, Timbaland and Missy Elliott, as well as produced songs for Destiny's Child'Not only is Zuri her son, but he's her manager as well.