Music fans know that Patti LaBelle is a scary good singer, but the veteran R&B star apparently will be putting her vocal talents to the side when she appears on the upcoming season of the scary FX television series, American Horror Story . A insider source tells TVLine that LaBelle will appear in four episodes of the anthology series' latest installment, which is called American Horror Story: Freak Show .
The show will be set in Jupiter, Florida, during the early 1950s, and Patti will portray a local resident who is the mother of Gabourey Sidibe 's character and who discovers secrets about a murderous figure called Twisty the clown killer.
Of course, LaBelle isn't the first music star to appear on American Horror Story . During last season, American Horror Story: Coven , Stevie Nicks was featured in two episodes playing herself, while in the previous season, American Horror Story: Asylum , Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine starred in five shows as a character named Leo Morrison.
American Horror Story: Freak Show will premiere in October.
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