Hip Hop DX reports:
Queen Latifah was honored at the 2021 BET Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday night (June 27). After a tribute performance from her “Ladies First” collaborator Monie Love, Lil Kim, Rapsody and MC Lyte, the seasoned MC/actress took the stage alongside her father to deliver her acceptance speech.
Then in a rare moment, the 51-year-old acknowledged her longtime partner Eboni Nichols and their son before wishing everybody a happy Pride Month.
“I’m gonna get off this stage, but I thank you so much for all of you, the fans for supporting every crazy-ass thing I’ve done through the years,” she said toward the end of her speech. “And thank you for making Equalizer No. 1. Eboni, my love. Rebel, my love. Peace. Happy Pride!”
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Queen Latifah acknowledges longtime love Eboni Nichols & their son during 2021 #BETAwards speech
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