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Latifah Sued By Beauty Team

31st March 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH is at the centre of an ugly legal battle - she is facing two lawsuits over accusations she failed to pay her make-up artist and stylist over $1 million ($700,000) in fees. In two...

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Oscars Fascinating Fact:

23rd February 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

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Oscars Fascinating Fact:

23rd February 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

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Latifah To Sing Oscars Tribute

10th February 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH will honour Hollywood's deceased stars at the Oscars by performing during the show's In Memoriam montage.The former rapper will sing standard I'll Be Seeing You as movie clips and photographs of those who...

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Queen Latifah Inks New Book Deal

26th January 2009

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH will share her tips for happiness in a new life-coaching book, aimed at inspiring her fans. The Chicago star, born Dana Owens, has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing, which will...

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Queen Latifah Looking For Duet Partner

8th January 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH has invited budding singers and musicians to come up with an original song for a duet for her forthcoming album PERSONA. The rapper/actress launched the contest during Wednesday (07Jan09)'s People's Choice Awards, which...

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The Things They Say 10693

8th January 2009

"They send us Christmas cards every year... and, just looking at his beautiful family, I feel so bad that there's one that's now an angel." JOHN TRAVOLTA's HAIRSPRAY co-star QUEEN LATIFAH mourns the loss of...

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Latifah Continues Spokesperson Role After Diet Success

6th January 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH will continue her role as a spokesperson for diet brand Jenny Craig - after she used the weight-loss plan to shed 20 pounds (nine kilograms) in the last year. The Grammy-winner became the...

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Latifah's Jewellery Stolen In $10,000 Holiday Heist

2nd January 2009

QUEEN LATIFAH has become the victim of thieves, who stole more than $10,000 (GBP6,990) in jewellery from her luxury villa in Tobago. The actress/singer, real name Dana Owens, was holidaying at the $1,000 (GBP700)-per-night Stone...

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Latifah's Jewellery Stolen In $10,000 Holiday Heist

31st December 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH has become the victim of thieves, who stole over $10,000 (GBP6,990) in jewellery from her luxury villa in Tobago. The actress/singer, real name Dana Owens, was holidaying at the $1,000 (GBP700)-per-night Stone Haven...

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Smith, Latifah And Perry Named Most Influential African-americans

1st December 2008

WILL SMITH, playwright/moviemaker TYLER PERRY and QUEEN LATIFAH have joined BARACK OBAMA on Essence magazine's coveted Most Influential African-Americans list. The quartet is joined by rapper Kanye West and hip-hop icons Wyclef Jean and will.i.am....

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Latifah: Hudson Is A 'Superwoman'

24th November 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH supported grieving singer JENNIFER HUDSON at the American Music Awards on Sunday (23Nov08) - in a female-empowered performance with ALICIA KEYS and opera singer KATHLEEN BATTLE. The singers closed the 36th Annual AMAs...

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Queen Latifah: 'Hudson Is A Superwoman'

24th November 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH supported grieving singer JENNIFER HUDSON at the American Music Awards on Sunday (23Nov08) - in a female-empowered performance with ALICIA KEYS and opera singer KATHLEEN BATTLE. The singers closed the 36th Annual AMAs...

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Former Motown Ceo Busby Dies

5th November 2008

Former Motown Records president and chief executive JHERYL BUSBY,who helped launch the careers of BOYZ II MEN and QUEEN LATIFAH, has died. Busby was found on Tuesday (04Nov08) in a hot tub at his home...

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Okonedo Terrified To Sing For Latifah, Keys And Hudson

20th October 2008

Actress SOPHIE OKONEDO suffered terrible on-set nerves when she realised she'd have to sing for QUEEN LATIFAH, ALICIA KEYS and JENNIFER HUDSON. The Hotel Rwanda star teamed up with the singers in new film The...

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Movie Reviews The Secret Life Of Bees

17th October 2008

In reviewing The Secret Life of Bees , starring Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson and Queen Latifah, Roger Ebert indicates that the standards by which films are ordinarily judged can sometimes be set aside. He writes...

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The Things They Say 9895

16th October 2008

"I've purposefully chosen not to play slaves and certain roles where they just show us as the victim. There are a bunch of scripts I have not done because I didn't want to be that...

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The Things They Say 9798

7th October 2008

"I don't feel like I need to share my personal life, and I don't care if people think I'm gay or not... I don't have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but...

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Latifah's Success Tinged With Grief For Late Brother

6th October 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH's successful career has been tainted by the death of her brother, who was killed before she made it big. Lance Owens Jr. died in 1992 in a motorcycle accident, riding a bike the...

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Ifill Says Palin "Blew Me Off"

6th October 2008

Gwen Ifill, who moderated last Thursday's vice-presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin, shrugged off criticism Sunday that she did not keep the two debaters on track. Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press on...

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Fascinating Fact 6103

4th October 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH is set to appear on US TV comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (4Oct08), playing journalist and vice presidential debate moderator GWEN IFILL, in a sketch about Thursday's (2Oct08) debate between candidates...

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Fascinating Fact 6096

3rd October 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH is celebrating after learning her mother is getting married. The actress/rapper's mum RITA is to wed her boyfriend BOBBY....

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Latifah Planned Lesbian Album Prank

13th September 2008

Rapper-actress QUEEN LATIFAH considered calling her new album THE L WORD, to mess with the gossips who speculate about her sexuality. Latifah has long been rumoured to be gay, in part because she played a...

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Latifah To Adopt?

29th August 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH has reportedly made plans to start a family by adopting a child from her native U.S. The Chicago star announced in June (08) her plans to start a family, telling reporters it would...

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Latifah 'Injured In Vacation Crash'

10th July 2008

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH's summer vacation came to screeching halt when she was injured during a motorcycling accident, according to reports. Latifah rented a motor scooter to tour the U.S. Virgin island of St. Thomas in...

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Latifah Wants Kids

20th June 2008

Rapper-turned-movie star QUEEN LATIFAH wants to have children. The 38-year-old insists her biological clock has begun ticking, but admits she's not quite ready to become a mother just yet. Latifah says, "There's the intention. I...

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Queen Latifah Sues Over Perfect Holiday

19th June 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH is suing the production company behind her THE PERFECT HOLIDAY film, claiming she is yet to be paid for her appearance. The rapper-turned-actress' lawyers have filed a lawsuit on her behalf in Manhattan,...

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Queen Latifah Hits Weightloss Goal

17th June 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH has become U.S. diet firm Jenny Craig's latest success story - after reaching her weightloss goal. The rapper and Chicago star signed up as a celebrity spokesperson for Jenny Craig in January (08),...

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Latifah Launches Fragrance

3rd June 2008

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH has become the latest celebrity to launch her own perfume. The star is set to release her fragrance next year (09). She says, "For me, beauty really does start on the inside....

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Latifah's Bee Swarm Terror

20th March 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH was terrified throughout filming of her new movie THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES because she had to remove honey from real bee hives while thousands of the stinging insects swarmed around her. Latifah,...

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