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Queen Latifah Did Not Come Out

LatifahlongbeachQueen Latifah wants it known: Despite rumors to the contrary, Queen Latifah's performance at Lesbian & Gay Pride in Long Beach was not a coming out party.

From Entertainment Weekly:

“That definitely wasn’t the case,” she tells EW. “I’ve never dealt with the question of my personal life in public. It’s just not gonna happen.”

Although she insists she hasn't and won't come out, Latifah did refer to the assembled LGBTfolk in Long Beach as "her people." She also said, presumably of performing at a pride celebration, "I've been waiting to do this a long time."

Though Long Beach was Queen Latifah's first pride event, she's performed for all-gay audiences before. In EW, she shares this anecdote

“My first show that paid more than $10,000 was in a gay club on New Year’s Eve in San Francisco. Tupac happened to be in town, so he came to kick it with me. This was the early ’90s. And the boys were like, ‘Take your shirt off, Tupac!’  He wasn’t doing that. But we had a blast in there.”


Queen Latifah Among 'Her People' At California Pride Event

QLatifahQueen Latifah performed at the Long Beach Gay Pride event this weekend and according to EURweb the actress and singer told the crowd she was proud to be among "her people."

Instructing her audience "to conquer hate with love" and to "let their inner light shine in the world," Latifah, long rumored to be a lesbian, admitted, "I’ve been waiting to do this for a long time."

The event was the Queen's first appearance at a gay pride event. Could the artist, who has for years kept her private life to herself, be laying the groundwork for a coming out of her own?


Annie Leibovitz Does Disney

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Disney theme parks have again enlisted Annie Leibovitz and a slew of celebrities, including Olivia Wilde and Alec Baldwin, seen above as Snow White's evil queen and her magical mirror, to recreate the company's iconic characters for an ad campaign.

The guys over at Comics Alliance don't seem too impressed with the latest offering:

There's a great idea underneath all these photographs. The Annie Leibovitz of many years ago would have executed what should have been impossibly beautiful live-action Disney images with aplomb. But what Disney failed to notice was that the Annie Leibovitz of today is more of a delegator of post-production processes...

Check out some more images, including Queen Latifah as Ursula from The Little Mermaid, AFTER THE JUMP...

Continue reading "Annie Leibovitz Does Disney" »


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