Jenifer Lewis: ‘They Call Me the Black Mother of Hollywood’

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    If you missed it in the theaters,the romantic comedy Baggage Claim can be picked up on DVD, Blu Ray and on demand starting tomorrow. Actress Jenifer Lewis, the go-to Black movie mom, plays star Paula Patton’s marriage-minded mother in the movie. Although it’s been reported that she’s been in 300 movies, it must be her larger-than-life presence because Lewis says that’s not true.

    “These journalists need to get it together. I’ve been in over 300 film and television movies and theatre and God knows how many men I’ve slept with,” Lewis jokes with The Tom Joyner Morning Show.

    In terms of her favorite roles, Lewis doesn’t have any of those ‘I can choose’ excuses. She knows exactly which roles were her favorite.

    “In film, it was Thelma Bullock, Tina’s Turners’ mother (in What’s Love Got to Do With It) and on TV, it was Aunt Helen on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.”

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