OWN & Lionsgate are reporting that music legend Patti LaBelle will have a recurring role on the upcoming third season of the popular dramatic series Greenleaf.
Ms. LaBelle will portray Maxine Patterson, a famous Christian motivational speaker and the CEO of a global Christian self-help empire. She is also an old friend of Lady Mae’s from college days and will serve as her sounding board and greatest ally as she attempts to consolidate her power at Calvary.
The show is currently in production in Atlanta, GA and will return to OWN this summer. Ms. LaBelle will also have a recurring role on the new season of Lee Daniels' STAR as Queen Latifah's mother and most recently appeared on VH1’s Daytime Divas.
Greenleaf was one of the top 5 original scripted series on ad-supported cable for African American women and total viewers and a top 10 original scripted series for women 25-54 in 2017.