Queen Latifah linked to coming out rumours

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Queen Latifah’s latest film is called Perfect Holiday, and this Christmas season, she may be making us all little more merry.

Speculations have been made that the 37-year-old Queen is not only planning on coming out of the closet, she is expected to announce her engagement to long time girl friend Jeanette Jenkins.

This week, Page Six of the New York Post made reference to a successful actress that was planning on coming out of the closet.

Although Latifah was not specifically mentioned in the article, a report on MediaTakeout.com announced that it had exclusively learned that Latifah planned on announcing her engagement to her former personal trainer and girlfriend of four years after the promotional tour of her new film.

She has reportedly told the website that, “she is tired of hiding her sexuality.”

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Dana Elaine Owens (aka Queen Latifah) was a gifted performer even at an early age.

In the late 80s and early 90s she rose to fame as one of the most recognisable female rappers of the time and became a mainstay on the hip-hop circuit.

In 1993, she joined the cast of the FOX sitcom Living Single and transferred her celebrity momentum into a successful acting career.

It was a role in the 1996 film Set it Off, where Latifah played a lesbian, that not only brought her critical acclaim, but speculations that she herself was gay.

Her career began to flourish and culminated with an Oscar nod for the Academy Award winning film Chicago.

As for now, no official confirmation has been made as to when or if the Cover Girl spokeswoman will officially come out.

Dylan Vox

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