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Latifah Competes With Health Minister

QUEEN LATIFAH is facing tough competition for the role of Botswanan detective PRECIOUS RAMOTSWE in director ANTHONY MINGHELLA's new film - from the country's health minister, Professor SHEILA TLOU. The rapper-turned-actress - real name DANA...

Latifah Discovers Heartache Of American Adoption

QUEEN LATIFAH is nervous about adopting an American child because the biological parents have three years to change their minds. The rapper-turned-actress, real name DANA OWENS, is committed to starting a family by adopting an...

Bullock And Latifah Named Women Of The Year

Hollywood stars SANDRA BULLOCK and QUEEN LATIFAH were named Women Of The Year at the American edition of Glamour magazine's annual awards on Monday (30OCT06). Bullock was honoured as The Undercover Activist for her quiet...

Oprah's Doctor Helped Queen Latifah Quit Smoking

QUEEN LATIFAH has publicly thanked OPRAH WINFREY for helping her to quit smoking. The CHICAGO star, a self-confessed "avid watcher" of Winfrey's daily talk show, was so distressed when guest DR MEHMET OZ showed the...

Latifah + Foxx Team Up For Aids Drama

QUEEN LATIFAH and JAMIE FOXX are teaming up to produce a new hard-hitting TV drama about the HIV crisis in the black community. Latifah, real name DANA OWENS, will also star in the TV film,...

Latifah Plans To Adopt

LATEST: QUEEN LATIFAH has elaborated on her motherhood claims by revealing she plans to join the Hollywood singles who have adopted children. The rapper/actress shocked fans last month (MAR06) when she revealed she was getting...

Latifah Plans Motherhood

QUEEN LATIFAH is putting her music and movie career on hold so she can become a mum. The rapper/actress has given herself a 12 months to realise her lifelong dream of motherhood - and she...

Latifah's New Film Is A Love Story To Czech Hotel

The owners of the Grandhotel Pupp in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, are hoping QUEEN LATIFAH's new movie will bring tourists flocking after the historic hotel features heavily in the film. Latifah's character lives it...

Latifah Loves To Visit Her Dead Brother

QUEEN LATIFAH heads back to her native New Jersey when the pressure of stardom gets too much for her and shares a beer and a chat with her dead brother LANCE. The rapper-turned-actress admits...

Latifah Climbs Into The Boxing Ring

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH is venturing into new territory for cosmetics company CoverGirl - the boxing ring. The curvaceous CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS, dons a boxing robe over a glitzy silver gown for...

Latifah Almost Landed Monster's Ball Role

QUEEN LATIFAH has revealed she almost stripped for the much-hyped love scene in MONSTER'S BALL - to make-out with ROBERT DE NIRO. The rapper-turned-actress was slated to play the lead in the acclaimed 2001...

Latifah Feared Losing 'Street Cred' With Jazz Album

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH was reluctant to showcase her singing talents on a jazz album - because she was worried it would damage her "street cred". Latifah, real name DANA OWENS, unveiled her singing skills...

Latifah's Slave Wish Granted

QUEEN LATIFAH is always careful when it comes to putting together her backstage and set wish lists after once being given two slaves for the day. The CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS, came...

Latifah's Wild Break

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH got more than she bargained for when she went to Mexico for a much-needed break - because she found herself right in the middle of a wild party zone. Latifah, real...

Latifah Makes Holiday Plans

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has signed up to star in a remake of ALEC GUINNESS' classic comedy LAST HOLIDAY - and she plans to take on his role. The OSCAR-nominated CHICAGO star will switch the...

Latifah Praised By Vanity Fair For Shoot Fun

Rapper-turned-movie star QUEEN LATIFAH impressed superstar photographer ANNIE LEIBOVITZ during a VANITY FAIR picture shoot by driving herself to the set and acting like a starstruck fan. The CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS,...

Queen Latifah To Play Mary Poppins?

QUEEN LATIFAH's is being lined up to star in a big screen remake of MARY POPPINS, by Hollywood bosses impressed by appearance in OSCAR-winning musical CHICAGO. The voluptuous rapper-turned-actress is reportedly in talks to...

Queen Latifah Seeks Her King

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH knows exactly what she wants from a man - although she is in no rush to find one. The BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE star, real name DANA OWENS, has issued a...

Queen Latifah's Marriage Pressure

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH is under great pressure to get married and have children - from her mother. The 33-year-old CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS, insists at least half of her mother RITA's wish...

Latifah Busts Out For New Lingerie Line

QUEEN LATIFAH is making big money from her shape - she is the spokesmodel for new plus-size lingerie line CURVATION. The CHICAGO star is thrilled with the new role because she grew up being...

Latifah.s Bling Bling Oscars Bag

Hollywood handbag designer KATHRINE BAUMANN thrilled nominee QUEEN LATIFAH by designing the ultimate OSCARS accessory just for her. The nominated CHICAGO star arrived at the ACADEMY AWARDS yesterday (23MAR03) clutching Baumann's pearl-coloured diamond bag,...

Chicago Girls Thrill The Oscars

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and QUEEN LATIFAH wowed their peers last night (23MAR03) at the OSCARS proving that big girls can belt out a tune. The CHICAGO stars, wearing designer black gowns, teamed up to perform...

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