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"Mockumentry" 60's diva Jackie Washington (her g-grandparents where George Washington's slaves). Jenifer Lewis is our leading lady with an incredible singing voice. Jackie is planning her comeback tour coinciding with Tim Curry as her interviewer. Famous faces are dishing the dirt on her, including Bette Midler, Whoopi Goldberg, David Hyde Pierce, Chris Rock. Written by Cheryl Rose

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July 15th is Jackie Washington Day in her hometown of "Kinloch, Missouri." See more »

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Shaniqua Summers Wells: I wasn't out of the house two hours before my mother turned my room into a den. She calls it a "den"; I call it a "shrine to her ego". When I was growing up, my mother's priorities were her career, her makeup, her hair, and then, her children, and that's the best thing I can say about her. To be fair, she did think about our hair and makeup. I got my first wig at age three. How many kids get that?
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Lot's of Fun!
12 September 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was a great, entertaining movie. The setup was good and the acting was especially enjoyable. Overall, fun entertainment, and I hope they show it again on TV. The movie started out strong and continued to be so until the end, when things suddenly turned a little too emotional. The writer's should have followed the "Seinfeld Rule" -- no hugging, no crying, no learning.


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