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Queen Latifah: Racism Is 'Alive And Kicking'

Queen Latifah says racism is ''still alive and kicking'' in this world.The 46-year-old star has urged black women to ''demand respect'' and ''change the attitude'' of others in order to help change the world's outlook...

Queen Latifah: 'Racism Is Still Alive And Kicking'

The rapper-turned-actress was honoured for her success in the male-dominated industry alongside Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim and Salt-N-Pepa during the first VH1 Hip Hop Honors event in six years, dubbed All Hail The...

Queen Latifah: 'It's Time To Make An Example Of A Bad Cop'

The 46-year-old is among the celebrities who have been left heartbroken and outraged by the fatal shootings of Louisiana man Alton Sterling and Minnesota resident Philando Castile by cops earlier this week (begs04Jul16)....

Queen Latifah To Take Over The Return Of Hip Hop Honors

The rapper-turned-actress and TV personality will be feted at the ceremony, which will celebrate female "trailblazers and pioneers", next month (Jul16). Latifah will also serve as executive producer of VH1 Hip Hop...

Queen Latifah And Jada Pinkett Smith Reunite For Girl Trip

The actresses first worked together in cult bank robber drama Set It Off, and 20 years later, they've signed up to star in a road trip comedy featuring four friends travelling to New...

Queen Latifah Fronting New Travel Show

The rapper-turned-actress will front The Best Place To Be for America's Travel Channel. The series will explore celebrities' favourite places to eat, drink, shop and visit around the world, reports Deadline.com....

Queen Latifah Questioned Her Faith After Brother's Death

The rapper-turned-actress, real name Dana Elaine Owens, opened up about one of the "darkest times" of her life when brother Lance was killed in the crash in 1992, just two months after she...

Michelle Obama Recruits Missy Elliott And Kelly Clarkson For Female Anthem

During her time at the White House, Mrs. Obama has led the Let Girls Learn movement and its 62 Million Girls initiative, a campaign which aims to provide opportunities to the millions of...

Paula Patton Not Dating Queen Latifah

The Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol beauty has been single since splitting from ex-husband Robin Thicke in early 2014, after almost nine years of marriage, and she recently revealed she is ready to...

Queen Latifah And Paula Patton Back Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone

Controversy surrounding the Avatar star's casting in the movie, titled Nina, was reignited last week (ends06Mar16) when the trailer for the project was released showing Zoe wearing make-up to darken her skin....

Queen Latifah: 'I Want To Be A Mum'

The Bessie star admits she wanted to put off having children to get "partying out of her system," but she is now ready to settle down and start a family. "I can't...

Freida Pinto Struggling With First Production Project

The Slumdog Millionaire star has been trying to get to grips with producing her first film project, which she is currently keeping under wraps, but it's taken longer than expected - and she...

Usher And Busta Rhymes Among Stars On Hamilton Mixtape

After the original Broadway cast album was released in September (15), the hip-hop musical's creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed he hoped to recruit some of music's biggest stars for his new record...

Jessica Chastain And Queen Latifah Launch New Production Company

The celebrities, plus Juliette Binoche, Chinese actress Ziyi Zhang, and director Catherine Hardwicke, are members of the advisory board for We Do It Together, a non-profit production company. They will collaborate...

Eva Longoria: 'I Won’T Be Dictated To About Ethnicity'

The Latina actress is among a host of stars featured in The New York Times article ‘What It’s Really Like to Work in Hollywood* (*If you’re not a straight white male)’. In the article, Eva,...

Benjamin Bratt To Play Girl Group Svengali In New Lee Daniels Tv Drama

The untitled series from the Empire creator will also feature Queen Latifah, who will play a salon owner who once romanced Bratt's character, Jahil. Daniels will direct and executive-produce the pilot....

Queen Latifah To Star In Lee Daniels' New Music Drama

The singer/actress will lead the cast of the as-yet-untitled pilot which focuses on the rise of an all-female singing group from Atlanta, Georgia. Latifah is set to play the owner of a...

Queen Latifah And Jermaine Dupri Producing Rap Reality Show

The Rap Game will feature Dupri working with celebrity guests like Usher, Ludacris, Da Brat, T.I. and Silento to mentor aspiring musicians. Latifah and Dupri will serve as executive producers on...

Usher To Perform At White House Gala

The pop singer leads the star-studded line-up for the In Performance at the White House show, which marks 50 years since the introduction of legislation to safeguard the arts and offer state funding...

'Game Of Thrones' Dominates At Creative Arts Emmys

‘Game of Thrones’ came out on top at last night’s Creative Arts Emmy awards, taking home eight technical achievement trophies. The awards show, which lasted over three hours and saw nearly 80 technical and behind-the-screen...

Chris Martin Helps Queen Latifah Snag Alicia Keys' Grammy Piano

The rapper-turned-actress found herself sitting next to the Brit at Keys' annual Black Ball gala, when the piano was auctioned off. At the time, Latifah had no idea who the rocker was...

Chris Martin Gave Queen Latifah 150k Piano

Chris Martin gave Queen Latifah a $150,000 piano - but she didn't know who he was.The Coldplay frontman sat next to the 45-year-old rapper at Alicia Keys' Black Ball charity auction and they decided to...

Queen Latifah Joins Master P Biopic

The singer/actress is to portray the hip-hop star's mother in King Of The South, a film which details his journey from a life of poverty to becoming a successful music mogul. A...

Nbc Casts Newcomer Shanice Williams As Dorothy In 'The Wiz Live'

NBC have finally found their Dorothy for the upcoming live TV broadcast of musical 'The Wiz'. Shanice Williams, an 18 year old New Jersey native, has been announced as being cast in the role for...

Shanice Williams Cast As Dorothy In The Wiz Live!

Williams, 18, was unveiled as the star of the Wizard of Oz-themed production on Wednesday (05Aug15) on U.S. talk show Today. The theatre actress was cast in the musical after producers auditioned...

Beyonce Offered Good Witch Role In The Wiz Live! - Report

Producers at NBC, the U.S. network behind the upcoming TV adaptation, have already tapped Queen Latifah to play the titular wizard, who was first portrayed by Richard Pryor in the 1978 movie, while...

Queen Latifah And Mary J. Blige Join The Wiz Live!

Chicago star Latifah is set to portray the titular wizard in the upcoming production of The Wiz Live!, playing the part first portrayed by Richard Pryor in the 1978 film. Meanwhile, Blige...

Queen Latifah Happy To Bare All For Bessie Smith Biopic

The Chicago star signed on for the TV movie, which airs in America this weekend (16May15), knowing she would be required to strip off for a pivotal moment - and when it came...

Janelle Monae Brought To Tears By Young Fan

R&B star Janelle Monae broke down in tears on Queen Latifah's daytime U.S. talk show on Tuesday (02Dec14) after meeting a fan inspired to look and sound just like her.The well-dressed Tightrope singer surprised 10-year-old...

Queen Latifah's Show Has Been Axed

Queen Latifah's talk show has been cancelled.The 44-year-old actress's self-titled series, 'The Queen Latifah Show,' which launched in 2013, has been axed after two seasons.The 'Dilemma' star confirmed her ''incredible journey'' is coming to an...

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