Isn’t she lovely? Until Queen Latifah appears on the cover of Essence magazine above the headline ‘Yup, I’m A Stud’ we are all subject to her dressing in drag when the occasion calls for it. Now cuff your chick. It’s Mr. Steal Your Girl.
The 43-year-old traded in her favorite bleach stained Pelle Pelle shirt and Jordan brand basketball shorts for a curve hugging, midnight blue glittery number at New York City Ballet’s Spring 2013 Gala at Lincoln Center last night.
The handclaps and Spanx for Cleo don’t end there. She has signed on to host a hour-long daytime talk show. ‘The Queen Latifah Show’ will feature a mix of celebrity interviews, live music performances and interest stories. The show is set to premiere this September 16 on CBS and it’s affiliate stations. Get money!
Queen Latifah was comfortably chic at the 2013 Leading Women Defined: Girls Night Out event at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (March 2).
Created three years ago by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks Debra Lee, Leading Women Defined is a forum designed to enable the network to bring together powerful African American women in the country from various backgrounds.
When Mona Scott Young has her version of Oprah’s Legends Ball in somebody’s backyard this summer I expect an invite and seat at the same table as K. Michelle. God has been good to us, too.
Also photographed at the conference: Tracee Ellis Ross, Tatyana Ali and NBC correspondent Mara Schiavocampo. Check out the auto-play video after the jump for more information on the cause. But first, please caption the picture of Tracee and Debra.
Drunk Ass Tami put the Boone’s Farm down long enough to enjoy an evening at the theater, Jill Scott and Queen Latifah visit 106 & Park to promote the all-chocolate version of ‘Steel Magnolias’, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon treat their tiny tots to a day at the Santa Monica Pier and more in today’s edition of Star Tracks. Check out the flicks below!
Queen Latifah in drag! And to what do we owe this dubious occasion to? Promotion!
Big Daddy Dane (with a female friend waiting in the wings) happily posed for photos and signed autographs with fans after her appearance on the ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ earlier this week. On everything, I love her energy! She always seems super chill. Benefit of good pussy I suppose.
At a stop on ‘The View’ this morning Queen Latifah shared her adoption plans.
“I’m actually kind of working on that” she said when asked about her intentions to adopt a child revealing she has babies on the brain. “I think I saw one of those specials . . . you know those movies of the week. And it was like – and I just always wanted to bring a child home.”
Down With The Queen!
Don’t create an online advertising initiative for Queen Latifah to appear alongside Michael Jordan as spokesmen for the Hanes’ ComfortBlend Dick Hole Collection just yet.
Big Daddy Dana is denying reports that she came out of the same closet she has been hiding Cleo in during her appearance at the Long Beach lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Pride festival last month.
“That definitely wasn’t the case,” she tells Entertainment Weekly
. “I’ve never dealt with the question of my personal life in public. It’s just not gonna happen.”