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 Roles turned down by Patti LaBelle:

The Bodyguard
Patti turned down this role, then it later went to Whitney Houston.
Actor who got the part: Whitney Houston

The Color Purple
Patti LaBelle was approached for the role of Shug Avery, but she was not interested in doing the same-sex kiss.
Actor who got the part: Margret Avery

Patti LaBelle auditioned for the part of Oda Mae Brown but the part went to Whoopi.
Actor who got the part: Whoopi Goldberg

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