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See Queen Latifah Channel the Empress of the Blues in New Bessie Trailer

Originally posted 04/03/2015 07:00PM

[YOUTUBE "8FhmzwXfgz8"] Queen Latifah is bringing back the blues.

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Queen Latifah's Talk Show Has Been Canceled | Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah's Talk Show Has Been Canceled

Originally posted 11/21/2014 04:45PM

Queen Latifah's short but sweet run as a daytime talk show host is about to end.

Production on The Queen Latifah Show, which is currently in its second season, will wrap by the end of the year. Original episodes of the show will continue to air on CBS-owned stations through March of 2015.

The host posted this goodbye on the show's Facebook page:

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Bill Cosby Loses Guest Spot on David Letterman Amid Rape Allegations

Embattled Bill Cosby Loses Guest Spot on David Letterman Amid Rape Allegations

Originally posted 11/15/2014 11:30AM

Bill Cosby – who's back in the spotlight amid old allegations that he sexually assaulted several women – has been removed as a guest from Wednesday's episode of The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS.

Cosby's rep confirmed to the Associated Press Friday that the comedian's scheduled appearance on the show has been canceled. He did not, however, provide a reason for it.

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Johnny, Angelina, RPattz & More to Be Honored at HFAs

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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Johnny Depp, Robert Pattinson, More

Originally posted 11/14/2014 10:30AM

Angelina! Reese! Benedict!

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Rene Russo's Startling Revelation: I Am Bipolar | Rene Russo

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Rene Russo's Startling Revelation: I Am Bipolar

Originally posted 10/14/2014 05:00PM

A routine talk show appearance to promote a new project turned into a revelatory moment for Rene Russo.

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Vanessa Williams Is Engaged – See Her Blinding Ring! | Queen Latifah, Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams Is Engaged to Jim Skrip

Originally posted 09/26/2014 02:15PM

Now this is the way to celebrate a birthday!

Vanessa Williams announced on a taping of The Queen Latifah Show that she's set to wed Jim Skrip of Buffalo, New York.

"Vanessa, I have been trying to have a conversation with you ladies and gents, but I am blinded by the light coming from that bling ring on your finger," Latifah says, joking with the actress.

"Oh sorry darling, Williams said, "I got engaged. I have had a lot of good things happen ... I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, I just got engaged a couple of weeks ago. It has been a lot of blessings."

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What Was Queen Latifah's Advice to New Talk Show Host Keke Palmer?

Keke Palmer: Queen Latifah Told Me to 'Just Be Myself' Hosting New Show

Originally posted 07/07/2014 06:00PM

When Keke Palmer found out she was one of the youngest people ever to host a daytime talk show, she went straight to the Queen for advice.

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Queen Latifah on Her Ailing Mom: 'We Stay in the Here and Now'

Queen Latifah on Her Ailing Mom: 'We Stay in the Here and Now'

Originally posted 05/02/2014 05:30PM

The entertainer opens up about caring for her mother's incurable disease

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Queen Latifah: Why I Care for My Ill Mom | Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah on Her Mother's Battle with Scleroderma

Originally posted 05/01/2014 06:00PM

Despite her very public persona, Queen Latifah has long been private about her family life. But last spring as she was ramping up production for her syndicated daytime talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, the entertainer was taking on a personal commitment to take charge of her mother Rita Owens’s round-the-clock medical needs.

Owens, 64, was diagnosed last year with scleroderma, an incurable autoimmune disease that has caused scar tissue build up (pulmonary fibrosis) in her lungs. Owens also has pulmonary hypertension (blood pressure in the lungs), which impacts her ability to breathe.

“I wasn’t going to do the show unless she came here,” Latifah tells PEOPLE in its latest issue. “I knew she was dealing with her health issues sometimes and I would not be able to get to her as easily.”

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Filed Under: Health, Queen Latifah
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Oscar Excitement: Who to Follow on Hollywood's Big Weekend

Oscar Excitement: Who to Follow on Hollywood's Big Weekend

Originally posted 02/28/2014 04:10PM

From the red carpet to the ceremony to the after parties, PEOPLE will bring you all the Academy Awards action. For the ultimate Oscar experience, grab your remote, your iPhone – even your laptop – and get behind-the-scenes access and witty commentary from Instagram (peoplemag) and Twitter (@peoplemag) while you watch Hollywood's biggest night.

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