Vocal powerhouseÂ Patti LaBelleÂ recently revealed the root of Luther Vandrossâ closeted sexuality.
Gay rumors followed the âNever Too Muchâ R&B star for most of his career but were never confirmed before his untimely death in 2005.
Now LaBelle is revealing why Luther didnât come out during his storied career.
âBasically, he did not want his mother to beâ¦although she might have known, but he wasnât going to come out and say this to the world,â LaBelle told Andy Cohen on an episode ofÂ Watch What Happens Live.
LaBelle also implied that his devoted female fan base mightâve been thrown off by the announcement.
âHe had a lot of lady fans and he told me he just didnât want to upset the world,â she added.
You can watch the clip below:
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