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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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Brown Launches Clothing Range

18th February 2008

NAUGHTY BY NATURE star VINNIE BROWN and entrepreneur SHAKIM COMPERE are launching a new clothing line - named after rapper QUEEN LATIFAH's 1989 hit single LADIES FIRST. The new junior-plus sportswear line will be distributed...

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The Things They Say 6870

21st January 2008

"I do sneak over there sometimes to just look at it. But, no, I don't polish it." QUEEN LATIFAH is proud of her star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

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Latifah Praises Low-key Cruise

21st January 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH has praised TOM CRUISE for adopting a low profile on the set of new movie MAD MONEY, in which she stars alongside the Hollywood superstar's wife KATIE HOLMES. Latifah was impressed that an...

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Movie Reviews: Mad Money

18th January 2008

A film titled...

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The Things They Say 6845

18th January 2008

I worked at Burger King when I was 15, I made burgers, I made drinks. And I had to clean the bathrooms. I must have been crazy for cleaning that for minimum wage." QUEEN LATIFAH...

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The Things They Say 6830

17th January 2008

"Dolphin is actually my nickname. My friends and I picked these animals. If you were an animal, what would you be? And I picked dolphin. So that's what they call me." QUEEN LATIFAH reveals her...

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People's Choice Awards Was Like A Rap Show For Latifah

17th January 2008

Hosting the low-key People's Choice Awards was just like rapping for QUEEN LATIFAH. The Chicago star fronted the hour-long U.S. telecast which replaced the cancelled awards ceremony earlier this month (Jan08), and admits she enjoyed...

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Poitier Was Latifah's Guardian Angel

16th January 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH turned to movie veteran SIDNEY POITIER after winning her first Oscar nomination for CHICAGO - because she wanted to make sure she knew what to expect from Hollywood. The rapper/singer knew her acting...

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Fed Up Latifah Threatens Legal Action

15th January 2008

Actress/singer QUEEN LATIFAH is taking aim at the tabloid media, insisting it has become her New Year's resolution to "get legal" with anyone who prints lies about her. The Chicago star admits she has always...

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Latifah Offers Spears Support

15th January 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH has become the latest celebrity to offer troubled BRITNEY SPEARS a retreat, urging the fallen pop star to go home with her. The Chicago star has been watching Spears' problems unfold in recent...

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Latifah Urges L.a. Police To Look To Louisiana

15th January 2008

CHICAGO star QUEEN LATIFAH has urged Los Angeles police officials to follow the example set by the rural cops who looked after her as she was making new film MAD MONEY in Louisiana - and...

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Queen Latifah Loved Cruise's Pizza Treat

15th January 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH will forever be indebted to superstar couple TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES for introducing her to the world's best pizza. Cruise would always deliver boxes of Giordano's 'world famous stuffed pizza' hot from...

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Queen Latifah Gives Away Mad Money On Film Set

14th January 2008

QUEEN LATIFAH gave the cast and crew something to look forward to every Friday on the set of her new film MAD MONEY - she gave cash away. The rapper-turned-singer/actress came up with a "five...

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People's Choice Gongs Awarded

9th January 2008

The People's Choice awards have been given out during a pre-recorded show due to the ongoing effects of the Hollywood writers' strike.With Sunday's Golden Globe awards ceremony already cancelled due to the industrial action, the...

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Latifah To Host Alternative People's Choice Awards

21st December 2007

LATEST: QUEEN LATIFAH is to remain the host of the alternative People's Choice Awards in America next month (Jan08), but all winners will accept their awards via video. The event was cancelled earlier this week...

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