Hensley, Dennis
May 2004
Glamour;May2004, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p208
Interviews singer and actress Queen Latifah in the U.S. Transition from music to film; Changes observed after losing weight and having breast reduction surgery; Inspiration taken from her mother in developing self-esteem.


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