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Queen Latifah Covers 'Hollywood Reporter' August 16 Issue

Queen Latifah Covers 'Hollywood Reporter' August 16 Issue

Queen Latifah looks elegant on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s issue for the week of August 16.

Here is what the 43-year-old entertainer and new talk show host had to share with the mag:

On not wanting to discuss her sexuality on her show: “I don’t feel the need to discuss my private life on this show or any other show. There’s the part of my life that the public and I share together. And there’s the part that’s mine to keep for myself. And that’s mine. For me.”

On being unsure if she wants to ever host the Oscars: “I don’t know if I would do it. That is a tough job to do. Comedians can say sh-t that normal people can’t. Excuse my language, but it’s true. Chris [Rock] was mean; I was sitting right there. He was funny. But some of it was just mean. I can’t see me having the balls to do something like that. Maybe there is one part of me that does want someone to like me. I don’t want to walk past them at Urth Caffe and have them staring at me like they could kill me because of some stupid sh-t I said at the Oscars.”

On learning to use a gun at age seven: “He taught me how to defend myself, and he also taught me not to be a bully. He taught my brother and I all these ways to harm somebody and then told us, ‘Do not use this.’”

For more from Queen, visit HollywoodReporter.com!

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3 Responses to “Queen Latifah Covers 'Hollywood Reporter' August 16 Issue”

  1. 1
    Love The Shoes Says:

    I like her but I’m more looking forward to Arsenio Hall’s show. I’m not a talk show type watcher. I hope hers does succeed.

  2. 2
    Verity Says:

    As a viewer I like a host who is up front, honest and personal. Being able to relate to your audience through the topics is very important. If the public thinks your hiding something your doomed from the get go.

  3. 3
    Jessie Says:

    I liked the queen, her personal life is her own. Celebrity doesn’t entitle people access into every area of her life.

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