Queen Latifah doesn’t care if you find her lesbian sex scenes uncomfortable

Nick Duffy May 14, 2015
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Queen Latifah has opened up about filming lesbian sex scenes for a biopic.

The singer will be stepping into the shoes of legendary bisexual blues singer, Bessie Smith, for upcoming HBO film Bessie.

Speaking about the role to BET, the Chicago star addressed her lesbian love scenes.

She said: “People feel a type of way when they see any sexuality on-screen. I think its almost human nature.

“People are so fascinated by it. It shouldn’t even be a discussion. But it is, because people are still curious, and people still wonder how they feel about things.

“At the end of the day I don’t really care if someone feels uncomfortable about it. It is what it is, and it’s life.

“So you either deal with it or not. It’s just part of who she is, and I had to tell the story honestly.”

Queen Latifah famously performed a mass gay wedding at the Grammys in 2014, helping dozens of same-sex couples to tie the knot.

She said previously of the film: “People’s ideas in general are antiquated when it comes to who you love. We haven’t moved as quickly as we probably should.”

“The reality is that there’s always been gay people in the black community, so it’s not foreign to us. And not just as a black community but just a society as a whole.

“Who you choose to marry is really up to you and it’s not something you should be judged on. I don’t find being gay or lesbian to be a character flaw.

“Couples should be protected under the laws of this country period. It actually angers me. It’s not unusual so let’s be adults and let’s move forward.”

Watch the clip below:

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