"The Equalizer" star, who originally entered the spotlight as a rapper during the 1980s, has encountered working in diversion - and the public examination that accompanies it - in a scope of sizes.
She told CNN she's mindful that she's been a positive good example to a few larger measured ladies, since she's been so effective in a world that passes judgment on ladies, specifically, in light of what they look like.
"I have felt the tension of portrayal all through my vocation," she told CNN. "I'm happy that I chose to be me.
Sovereign Latifah presently desires to share that soul of strengthening by collaborating with the drug organization Novo Nordisk for a mission that means to pull together the discussion about corpulence from weight to one about wellbeing.
"There has been a ton of shame joined to that word [obesity], a great deal of history connected to that word, a ton of obliviousness joined to that word...and a ton of cynicism all through individuals' lives," she said.
Called "It's Bigger Than Me," Queen Latifah will travel with the campaign for conversations in cities like Houston, New York City and Los Angeles.
With insights showing 41% of Americans are corpulent - which incorporates four out of five Black ladies - Queen Latifah said she believes that individuals should place more thought into the effect heftiness has on wellbeing and invest less energy faulting and disgracing themselves for their body size.