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Patti LaBelle may be 70 years old, but she proved this week on Dancing With the Stars that she can give folks half her age a run for their money on the dance floor. Although LaBelle was suffering from a knee injury, that didn’t stop her from shaking her groove thang as she danced the salsa to 50 Cent's "In Da Club," earning herself a 28 out of 40.

After LaBelle finished her performance, Tom Bergeron joked, "Patti LaBelle holding it together, literally in places."

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Bruno Tonioli, who apparently watches Empire, compared LaBelle to one of the show’s characters: "So Cookie! So Empire!" he raved.

It was quite apropos that LaBelle danced to “In Da Club,” since she just recently celebrated her birthday. I can only hope to have moves like Ms. Patti when I’m her age. Hell, I can only hope to have moves like Ms. Patti right now.