Rumors are circulating Queen Latifah may land her very own talk show. This wouldn’t be the first time, however. The rapper turned actress joined the daytime talk show arena back in 1999 with her own show until its cancellation in 2001.
The re-installment of “The Queen Latifah Show” will be executive produced by the “queen” herself, Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith.
According to Deadline.com the show will fuse comedy, pop culture and musical features as well as celebrity interviews and human interest stories.
Latifah will joins Steve Harvey, Ellen, Dr. Phil, and another daytime talk show vet, Ricki Lake, whose resurrected her former talk show as well. Let’s just hope she’ll garner the viewers Ricki is having trouble captivating at the moment. And unfortunately the same fate resulted in Anderson Cooper’s show being cancelled following its upcoming season.
“The Queen Latifah Show” is set to make its debut in Spring 2013 on CBS.
Will you be watching?