Aretha Franklin’s Planning A Food Line, Like Patti LaBelle’s Pies, But Different

Hold onto your wig, Patti LaBelle: Aretha Franklin is coming for your food empire. Click on Detroit reports that the Queen of Soul is working with a Phoenix-based food company to start her own line of products, the news of which will certainly do nothing towards putting their longstanding and hilarious beef to rest.

When asked by the reporter if she had tasted the infamous sweet potato pie that set Walmart, the internet and James Chanel Wright’s passion ablaze, Miss Franklin said no, adding “but Miss Patti’s gonna have to move that pie to the side!”

Are you listening, Bravo? Do you hear me, Food Network? Do you not see this golden opportunity for a multi-episode culinary throwdown between two literal divas? Universe, hear my cry. Make it happen. In the meantime, enjoy this video of them in happier, singier times.