"I danced through my whole childhood," remembers Lathan, 34.
"I actually wanted to be a dancer, probably up 'til junior high, and then that kind of got shifted." Realizing how hard the life of a hoofer can be and that "many people don't respect people in the entertainment industry all that much," the self-described "brainy kid" and "tomboy" started thinking about other career paths.
Blige’s song about a platonic friendship that evolves into romance.
Elliot’s story was inspired by “Seven Days,” Mary J.
A representative for the pair told People: "Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time. We ask that you respect their privacy during this time." The couple met as co-stars in the original production of the Broadway musical Rent in the 1996, and the pair went on to also star in the 2005 film.
News of the separation comes after Diggs found himself embroiled in controversy over statements he reportedly made about black women.
News for 2/27/2006 The following interview appeared in the February 2006 issue of Vibe Magazine News for 2/6/2006 Sanaa Lathan Is Into 'Something' Good By Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post Staff Writer Like many who grow up in show-biz families, actress Sanaa Lathan says some of her earliest memories are of the world of performers.
The daughter of director-producer Stan Lathan, who got his start directing the PBS series "Say Brother," and dancer Eleanor Mc Coy, who appeared in the original Broadway production of "The Wiz," the star of "Something New" (see review on Page 42) wasn't exactly rocked to sleep as a baby in a dressing-room steamer trunk, but she came pretty darn close.