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Patti LaBelle places a call to "pie video" star James Wright

Entertainer James Wright broke the Internet and cleared out bakery department shelves with his viral video extolling in both word and song the rapturous wonders of Patti LaBelle's sweet potato pie.

Good luck finding one, by the way. My colleague Nedra Rhone has some tips for those of you in the hunt.

Patti LaBelle (Getty Images) and her most talented fan, James Wright in a clip from his viral video.

Wright's hilarious video has gone viral with zillions of views, comments and likes. All the hoopla attracted the attention of Ms. LaBelle herself.

"When You Get A Personal Phone Call from Patti Labelle. Oh I'm Gonna Have Great Day," Wright reported.

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