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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...

Queen Latifah Loved Cruise's Pizza Treat

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...

Queen Latifah Gives Away Mad Money On Film Set

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...

People's Choice Gongs Awarded

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...

By on 09 January 2008

Latifah To Host Alternative People's Choice Awards

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...

Latifah + Hudson Sign Up For Bees

QUEEN LATIFAH and JENNIFER HUDSON are to star in the movie adaptation of writer SUE MONK's best-selling novel THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES. Dakota Fanning and Alicia Keys are expected to be added to the...

Queen Latifah To Represent Dieting Firm

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH has signed up as a spokesperson for U.S. weightloss company Jenny Craig. The self-confessed "voluptuous" Chicago star, is following in the footsteps of fellow actress Kirstie Alley and Eddie Van Halen's ex-wife...

Movie Reviews: The Perfect Holiday

According to most critics The Perfect Holiday doesn't come close to living up to its title. Michael Phillips in the Chicago Tribune describes it as "overplotted and underwhelming" and lacking "any sort of cinematic personality."...

Holmes, Latifah + Keaton Offer Californians Mad Money

KATIE HOLMES, QUEEN LATIFAH and DIANE KEATON are hoping to strike it rich by appearing on a new California Lottery Scratcher ticket - as part of the promotion for their upcoming film MAD MONEY. The...

Latifah Plans To Rap Into Old Age

Rapper actress QUEEN LATIFAH plans to keep performing into her sixties. The 37-year-old has no intention of retiring, insisting she can only get better. Latifah says, "No, I hope not. But I'd at least love...

Queen Latifah: 'Rap Still Needs Me'

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH is planning a return to the microphone - because current songs in the hip-hop industry are 'too superficial'. The star - real name Dana Owens - has been a regular in Hollywood...

Kelly Osbourne 'To Star In Chicago'

Kelly Osbourne is to star in the West End musical Chicago, according to reports.The 22-year-old daughter of rocker Ozzy Osbourne is to play prison matron Mama Morton in the London stage show, it has emerged.London's...

By on 31 July 2007

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