Christian, Margena A.
July 2004
Jet;7/5/2004, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p54
This article presents a profile with actress Regina King. Teens will find her super cool because King's next project is the upcoming movie A Cinderella Story, where she works opposite "Lizzie Maguire" star Hilary Duff and "One Tree Hill" TV hunk Chad Michael Murray. During a lunch break on the set of filming Miss Congeniality 2, King told JET why childhood fame didn't ruin her, how refusing certain roles works to her advantage and how Hollywood still isn't showing Black actresses the money. When most teenagers are dealing with normal teenage issues in high school, King was working on a popular TV show and dealing with normal teenage issues in high school. Hendricks is the woman who wails "Baby" on Charles' classic song Nighttime is the Right Time, a tune the children of "The Cosby Show" once lip-synched with little Rudy doing Hendricks' part.


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