Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pies Are Flying Off the Shelves Because of This Hilarious Review

We're surprised she's also not selling marmalade.

Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pies Are Flying Off the Shelves Because of This Hilarious Review
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We've got to get our hands on some of this pie!

After music legend Patti LaBelle posted YouTuber James Wright's hilarious review of her sweet potato pie, sales of the holiday dessert have skyrocketed. 

Though pies only cost $3.48 at Wal-Mart (where they are currently sold out), people have already taken to eBay and Craig's List to sell them for $40 a pop. 

Kerry Robinson, Wal-Mart's VP for bakery and deli, told NPR that they were selling "a pie per second" last weekend. "We are working very hard with our supplier to try and produce more product," she added. "We're in the process of securing another two million pounds of sweet potatoes."

Since Wright claims that eating a pie will essentially turn you into Miss Patti, we're going to assume Wal-Mart will need a lot more than two million pounds of sweet potatoes. 

Check out the brilliant video that made these pies famous below. Are you planning to purchase one for your Thanksgiving feast? Do you think Wright deserves a cut of the profits? Let us know in the comment section!

[Warning: Some pie-inducing profanity ahead.]

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