Queen Latifah mourns the loss of her mother, Rita Owens

Legendary MC Queen Latifah is mourning the loss of her mother, Rita Owens, who died Wednesday, March 21. Queen Latifah confirmed the news in a statement to People magazine. Her mother succumbed to heart after suffering from the condition for more than a decade. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the news, […]

Queen Latifah on her mother’s illness

Talk show host Queen Latifah celebrated her mother, Rita Owens, on Monday’s episode of “The Queen Latifah Show.” Latifah, 44, touched many lives when she revealed her mother’s battle with an autoimmune disease. Earlier this year, Latifah opened up to People about Owens’ daily struggle while living with scleroderma, an incurable autoimmune disease that has […]