Patti LaBelle is joining American Horror Story: Freak Show. The music legend will appear in four episodes of the fourth season of the horrifying FX series.
LaBelle’s character is a woman who begins to unravel the secrets of Twisty the clown and just so happens to be the mother of Gabourey Sibidbe‘s character.
The latest installment to the AHS franchise centers on the last remaining freak show circus, set in Jupiter, Florida, and the freaks who inhabit it. The fourth season will see the return of Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters, and Emma Roberts. The returning cast will be joined by newbie Michael Chiklis and guest-star West Bentley.
American Horror Story: Freak Show will premiere on FX in October 2014.