Queen Latifah put a ‘non-dying clause’ into her contract after realizing she was playing a character who keeps dying in everything


Queen Latifah stepped out on the red carpet in a dark green shirt.

Queen Latifah in 2022.Taylor Hill/WireImage

  • Queen Latifah reveals she has a ‘non-dying clause’ in her contract with Drew Barrymore.

  • According to the rapper, she was sick of seeing her characters die in movies and TV shows.

  • “I thought, ‘I’m not going to die, I’m not going to get 300 bullets in this car,'” Latifah said.

Queen Latifah opened up about her early career during a recent appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show, telling host Barrymore she once had to add a ‘non-dying clause’ to her contract. .

“You know what happened at the beginning of my career… A character dies in a movie Apparently I killed my butt when Latifah was asked about her unique contract terms on Thursday’s episode of the talk show,” Latifah said. Sequel”

According to the “Living Single” star, she told the team, “Yo, we have to put a non-dying clause in the contract.”

“We just threw it in there after that,” the rapper continued, calling the clause “a little off the cuff fun.”

“I thought, ‘I’m not going to die, I’m not going to get 300 bullets in this car,'” Latifah said.

Noting that most stars have nudity clauses in their contracts, Barrymore told Latifah, “I love that your clause is a non-dying clause.”

“I was like no. Show me my butt too if you want. Here’s my butt. It’s live,” joked the “Girls Trip” actor.

Elsewhere in Latifah’s appearance on the episode that aired Thursday, she and Barrymore talked about Latifah’s show, The Equalizer. The rapper’s friendship with Adam Sandler and Dolly Parton.

New episodes of The Drew Barrymore Show air every weekday. You can watch part of Barrymore and Latifah’s interview below.

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