“The Equalizer” Star Queen Latifah On A Mission To Help Obesity

The Equalizer Queen Latifah

CBS’s “The Equalizer” Star Queen Latifah is currently using her free time during the strike to help end obesity!

She took to Instagram to share that she’s partnering up with Its Bigger Than.

She shared:

#sponsored Obesity is a complex disease, but that doesn’t mean people have to manage it alone. There are health care providers out there who want to help. It’s time to create change together. Learn more about the Inclusive Obesity Care Initiative at ItsBiggerThan.com. @itsbiggerthan #ItsBiggerThan

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THE EQUALIZER is a reimagining of the classic series starring Academy Award® nominee and multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah (“Chicago,” “Bessie”) as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background who uses her extensive skills as a former CIA operative to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall presents to most as an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer – an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption. Robyn’s clandestine work and her personal life collide when her smart and observant daughter, Delilah, and her aunt Vi, who lives with Robyn to help her balance life as a working mother, discover her secret career as a vigilante. While Robyn contends with uncertainty at home, she is joined in her pursuit of justice by Melody “Mel” Bayani, an edgy bar owner and sniper from Robyn’s past; and Harry Keshegian, a paranoid and brilliant white-hat hacker. As Robyn aids the oppressed and exploited, she sometimes works with Marcus Dante, an NYPD detective who once sought to uncover her identity, but now respects the need for Robyn’s type of justice even as he often questions her methods.


Queen Latifah

(Robyn McCall)

Tory Kittles

(Detective Marcus Dante)

Adam Goldberg

(Harry Keshegian)

Liza Lapira

(Melody “Mel” Bayani)

Laya DeLeon Hayes



Lorraine Toussaint

(Viola “Vi” Marsette) 


Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with CBS Studios


Adam Glass, Joseph C. Wilson, John Davis, John Fox, Debra Martin Chase, Dana Owens (Queen Latifah), Shakim Compere, Richard Lindheim, Andrew Marlowe & Teri Miller, Eric Laneuville


Developed for television by Andrew Marlowe and Terri Miller, as based on the original series co-created by Richard Lindheim

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