publication date: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 (part of Round XI)
clue: The Queen of living single now has her own talk show.
explanation: Latifah's most prominent acting role was on the sitcom "Living Single" for much of the 1990s. She gained her own talk show, "The Queen Latifah Show," only a few weeks before this goo went online. The word "Queen" in the clue refers to her (professional) first name. more…
solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, Anna Gregoline, and Edward Tegge
trivia: Several players guessed Dana Owens, Latifah's real name. Both the real name and the professional name are acceptable when a celebrity is known only by the professional name.