In this Feb. 24, 2010 file photo, recording artist Patti LaBelle poses for a portrait in New York. LaBelle is getting an honorary degree from Temple University in her hometown of Philadelphia. The university will present LaBelle with the doctorate in humane letters at its May 13, 2010 commencement ceremony. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File) (AP)
June 4, 2011 3:47:42 AM PDT
HOUSTON (AP) -June 3, 2011 --
A West Point cadet is suing veteran R&B diva Patti LaBelle, saying she ordered her bodyguards to beat him up as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal.