Is Queen Latifah gay? This seems to be the question of the century and the answer continues to be hanging in space. Meanwhile, Queen Latifah is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and producer. She was raised by her father, Lancelot Owens, Snr. Latifah excelled in sports, specifically Basketball, while in school.
For Latifah, Cleo was a role that she had to discuss with her family. Latifah has been famously quiet about her own personal life. Assume whatever you want. Politics Local D. Share Screenshot via YouTube.
If she'd broken the unspoken rule of keeping her open secret , how would her world have changed? But seriously, so many on my timeline were hoping to see the Queen walk through the looking glass and, instead of facilitating those strangers' ceremonies, maybe welcome her own lady friend to the stage. The CBS brass would busy themselves thinking of all the shows they could organize around the evergreen gay marriage debate. There would be oodles of think pieces on what it means for Queen to be black and gay in pop culture's landscape. Some pastor somewhere would probably preach a fiery sermon against her and her "lifestyle" next Sunday morning right before the Super Bowl.
The year-old never discusses her own sexuality but discusses the topic in relation to her new film Bessie. The year-old, who has never publically spoken about sexuality, believes society and the black community need to less antiquated. And not just as a black community but just a society as a whole. It actually angers me.