Queen Latifah pleaded no contest yesterday (Tuesday
Jan.14) to misdemeanor reckless driving charges in order to avoid trial for
The DUI charges stem from an incident in Hollywood,
CA where the rapper was pulled over while intoxicated. She subsequently failed
the field sobriety test and was arrested without incident.
Latifah was sentenced to three years probation,
ordered to participate in a 12-hour education class and must pay $300 in fines.
Latifah was not present at the sentencing, her lawyer entered the plea in her