‘Queen Latifah Show’ canceled

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After two seasons, “The Queen Latifah Show” has been canceled, Sony Pictures confirmed on Friday, Nov. 21.

The Emmy Award-winning daytime talk show starring the former rapper made its debut in September 2013 and kicked off its second season this past September. Sony issued a brief statement concerning the cancellation saying…

“We want to thank Dana, the producers and the entire staff of ‘The Queen Latifah Show’ for creating a program that we are all very proud of. Thank you also to our terrific station partners and advertisers who supported the show.”

Queen Latifah, real name Dana Owens, 44, reflected on her time on the show via Facebook, penning…

“Dear Dana,

Just a little note to say Thank You … Thank you for your strong work ethic and great effort in getting ‘The Queen Latifah Show’ off the ground and running. Your dedication and sacrifice was crucial to the entire team, and in the face of intense challenges, you displayed ‘True Grit!’ Your Family, Partners, Staff and Crew showed up with you every step of the way. Be very proud of that! Not everyone can say the same.

You can also say you have been a blessing to and been blessed by amazing guests and incredible audiences for this show,” the Oscar nominee continued. “We truly changed people’s lives for the better. So … STAY POSITIVE, STAY STRONG, and most importantly, STAY OPEN … There is so much more God has in store! Lovingly, You!…”

Latifah is expected to finish out her current run of episodes through 2015. – ruu hawkins/@ruubabie

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