Queen Latifah Talk Show To Debut
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Queen Latifah has a new jewel for her crown: talk show host.
The hour-long ``Latifah″ is scheduled to debut this fall on several Fox-owned stations, producer Telepictures said Wednesday.
The 28-year-old rapper and ``Living Single″ actress, whose real name is Dana Owens, was brought into the fold by Rosie O’Donnell, a Warner Bros./Telepictures star.
``Rosie recognized that Dana is a very smart woman who is very driven, and at an early age had a vision of what she wanted to do,″ Telepictures President Jim Paratore said.
``The show will be built around Dana and her point of view,″ he said. ``She’s a multidimensional person and the show will reflect that. We’ll have some real-people stories and some topical stories, and we’ll also have celebrities and music.″