11 posts categorized "QUEEN LATIFAH"
It was subtle if you weren't paying attention, but Queen Latifah clearly indicated she is a lesbian while accepting her Lifetime Achievement Award at Sunday's BET Awards, thanking her loves — her partner Eboni Nichols and their child, Rebel.
“Peace,” she said in closing. “Happy Pride!”
No mistaking that.
In case you're confused by the Jodie Foster reference, Jodie also came out via acceptance speech.
ABOVE: Raise your hand if you would.
Full list of SAG Awards winners right here.
I thought the show was great, and felt right, as always. However the SAG membership works its voting is superior to the Oscars, and has the benefit of not coming dead-last in the season so as not to be overly influenced by other shows.
LGBT highlights include wins for Orange Is the New Black (see victory dance above) for comedy series and Uzo Aduba for her performance on the same show; Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent; and Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl. Also, Queen Latifah won for Bessie, and I hear she liked women. Bessie Smith, that is.
Great comic Flip Wilson died 16 years ago today at the age of 64. Famous for his female character “Geraldine,” one of his last appearances, in 1993, was a cameo as himself on Living Single. “Geraldine” wasn't far behind.
More Geraldine after the jump...
Melissa Etheridge stopped by Larry King Now to talk about the music biz, President Obama, marijuana legalization and more.
Oh, and did you know she has a duet with Queen Latifah on her new album?
“It was so much fun! Any genre, anything—just come knock on my door, I'll sing with you. I love playing in other people's sandboxes.”
Watch the clip after the jump...