Queen Latifah

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  • Queen Latifah: If there are kids who want to follow in my footsteps, I'd say that my shoes are too big for them to fill! But their shoe size is just perfect. Always follow your own path. Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people. To me, having a career is about being able to go to work every day without it feeling like work, because you love it so much.

  • Queen Latifah: I lost relatives to AIDS, a couple of my closest cousins. I lost friends to AIDS, high-school friends who never even made it to their 21st birthdays in the `80s. When it's that close to you, you can't really deny it, and you can't run from it. You have to become a forum.

  • Queen Latifah: We had a blast. I can't even remember having this much fun making a movie. It was challenging, of course, but it was wonderful.

  • Queen Latifah: It just means I don't have to go far to get home from the premiere. My whole family is here, so it's wonderful. I can celebrate with Jersey for a change.

  • Queen Latifah: Bob Johnson had the vision to create a network for us when nobody else was.

  • Queen Latifah: This is the best tour, man, and it's all women! ... I wanted to do this because I was excited about playing to a different audience than I might normally play to at a hip-hop show. The vibes are right.

  • Queen Latifah: I think the reason I am here is to inspire African-American women who are rappers, full-figured women to know that they can do it too.

  • Queen Latifah: You know, it's always going to be a fight. I feel honored to represent for my folks ... I'm glad [the voters] opened their eyes just a little bit.

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Trivia (27)

  • Producers of the USA Network Show Monk originally considered offering the role of Sharona Fleming to Queen Latifah. The role was played by Bitty Schram.

  • On January 27, 2008, Queen Latifah won the Screen Actors Guild award in the "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries" category for her performance in Life Support.

  • On January 13, 2008, Queen Latifah won the Golden Globe Award in the "Actress In A Leading Role - Mini-Series Or Television Movie" category for her performance in Life Support.

  • In July 2007, it was revealed Queen Latifah planned to open her ‘Fat Burger’. The first restaurant, one of a franchise, will be built in South Beach, Miami.

  • She has stated in an interview with AOL that her first musical interest was to be a singer, not a rapper.

  • With Last Holiday (2006), she becomes the first woman to share a role with Sir Alec Guinness.

  • She appears in the Aaliyah tribute video "Miss You".

  • Queen Latifah does voice-overs on the Pizza Hut commercials.

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