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Latifah To Sing Oscars Tribute

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...

Queen Latifah Inks New Book Deal

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...

Queen Latifah Looking For Duet Partner

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...

Latifah Continues Spokesperson Role After Diet Success

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Smith, Latifah And Perry Named Most Influential African-americans

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....

Latifah: Hudson Is A 'Superwoman'

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...

Queen Latifah: 'Hudson Is A Superwoman'

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...

Former Motown Ceo Busby Dies

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...

Okonedo Terrified To Sing For Latifah, Keys And Hudson

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...

Movie Reviews The Secret Life Of Bees

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...

Latifah's Success Tinged With Grief For Late Brother

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...

Ifill Says Palin "Blew Me Off"

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...

Latifah Planned Lesbian Album Prank

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...

Latifah To Adopt?

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...

Latifah 'Injured In Vacation Crash'

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...

Latifah Wants Kids

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...

Queen Latifah Sues Over Perfect Holiday

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,...

Queen Latifah Hits Weightloss Goal

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),...

Latifah Launches Fragrance

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....

Latifah's Bee Swarm Terror

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,...

Brown Launches Clothing Range

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...

Latifah Praises Low-key Cruise

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...

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

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...

Poitier Was Latifah's Guardian Angel

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...

Fed Up Latifah Threatens Legal Action

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...

Latifah Offers Spears Support

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...

Latifah Urges L.a. Police To Look To Louisiana

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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