Go Away With … Kim Coles

Best known for her roles on “Living Single,” “Frasier” and “In Living Color,” actress Kim Coles is now co-hosting the new game show, “Are You Normal, America?” for the Oprah Winfrey Network. An avid traveler who enjoys salad buffets as much as she does high-end resorts, Coles admits that her guilty pleasure is “taking extra lotions and soap from the hotel’s housekeeping cart. I tip, though, so I kinda pay for it!” Recently, the Los Angeles resident celebrated her 50th birthday by jumping off a 50-foot cliff at South Point in Naalehu, Hawaii

“Life Support”

By Jae-Ha Kim Amazon.com June 28, 2007 Though Queen Latifah is less known for her dramatic skills, films such as Life Support drive home the point that this singer turned actress has the chops to build a serious career in movies. Thanks to her work on the sitcom Living Single, everyone knows that she’s funny. […]

“Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman” by Queen Latifah

In her first book, rap star-turned-actress Queen Latifah, candidly writes about her steady rise to fame, her close-knit family and and how she treated her grief with alcohol and drugs after her brother died in a motorcycle accident. At 173 very short pages (the type is huge and the margins generous), readers are entertained and, to a certain extent, enlightened. But they never get the feeling that they have gotten to know the artist.