Queen Latifah Trends After People Think She Died, Not Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Latifah is going to be surprised when she sees why she's trending on Twitter.
This afternoon (Sept. 8), Queen Latifah began Trending on Twitter from people admitting they should she had died—not Queen Elizabeth II who actually passed away today.
"I told my mama the Queen died, she talking about “LATIFAH ????” a user tweeted, garnering over 83,000 likes in less than three hours.
Another user said, "Told my friend the Queen died. She asked, 'Latifah?'" The tweet has received nearly 2,000 likes in two hours.
There are currently hundreds of tweets in the Latifah trend, many of which you can see below.
Queen Elizabeth II died today (Sept. 8) at the age of 96. She reigned in her position for over 70 years.
"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," a tweet from The Royal Family says, which confirmed her passing to the public. "The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow."
Queen Latifah is the star of CBS' reimagining of The Equalizer. The show is entering its third season, which is set to premiere on Oct. 2. According to the series' description, Latifah's character "portrays an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn."
Latifah is also heading to Netflix alongside Ludacris where the two will co-star in the thriller End of the Road, which is set to premiere tomorrow, Sept. 9, according to Bloody Disgusting.