Queen Latifah To Star As Welfare Queen

QUEEN LATIFAH will star in WELFARE QUEEN, a fact-based story of a woman who scammed the welfare system out of a fortune. This is the first film her production company, Flavor Unit, is making with Focus Features, who produced the Oscar-winning BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. Welfare Queen is based on the life of DOROTHY WOODS who bilked the US government out of money through benefit fraud. Queen Latifah says, "This is the first major deal we've signed with a studio, and we did it because we felt confident we could go from Welfare Queen to HORROR IN THE HAMPTONS, which is a script by ALEX MIRKIN about a bunch of 16-year-olds chopping people up. "We get our hands on a lot of material we can do well."


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I am glad Queen is doing great things for 2006 great she's sticking with her company to do things big on the big screen that goes to show that women can do all things when we put our heart& soul into it if acting is her thing i say go for it although she's doing so many other thing to keep her fans entertained.Wich is wonderful it's nice to see her company flavor unit is still doing great things no matter how big your storm can get it goes to show you that GOD always make a way if you let him that's lovely that her and best friend Shakim stayed best together through all these years even when they may have been tested i think they work great together from what i have seen that's a great movie title because their are a lot of people out there geting over on the welfare system that's some what understandable you have someone out their wanting to do the best they can for their families with the help of the system but at the same time you have rude works that think they are better then some one else don't want to do their job to help you out let along they always loosing your paper work to complete your case you try to do the right thing but the system always play you like you are nothing i mean if you have the means to make it without help of the government that's great stop playing with the system they are taking from the people who really needs the help many don't understand that when they call themselves doing their dirt in the long run they will get caught then cry about it but if you do the crime then you have to do the time if ya get caught so i would say it's best not to mess the system at all if you can it not worth the time/stress and what ever else that goes along with it it's better to have you a job then to go to them for help they make you run around to much most of the time with bad results they you keep going down their over and over again for the same reason because they can't find your papers you brought in it's a waste i tell you! so excellent move Queen you did it again now thats what you call a working lady out to get hers beautiful.
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