(November 1982) She acted in Henry Krieger's musical, "Dreamgirls," at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway
in New York City with Obba Babatunde, Cleavant Derricks, Loretta Devine, Ben Harney, and Linda Leilani Brown in the cast. Michael Bennett was director.
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Twenty years ago when I was in 'Dreamgirls,' I was always a joke because I was huge. I went out once to a birthday gathering for me, and the New York Post wrote that I had broken the chair because I was so big. Well, I didn't break the chair; it was just really wobbly. But the humiliation was terrible." "Even after I lost weight, I was still the same person.
In 2001, she sang "America The Beautiful" on the first WWE pay-per-view to be held after the September 11th terrorist attacks.