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There's good news and bad news for Queen Latifah.
The good news is her talk show got picked up for a second season. The bad news is she had to lay off about 20 people from her staff...
From Page Six
“The Queen Latifah Show” let go of staffers Thursday to cut costs as the chatfest is “hugely over budget,” sources said.
While some put the number of layoffs as high as 20, an insider insisted there were only five. Despite staffing issues, Latifah’s future looks bright — the daytime show was renewed for a second season. A Latifah rep told us, “As with any show . . . we have experienced turnover in a small number of positions in response to the creative evolution of the show, most of which have since been filled.”