Queen Latifah Named Godmother Of Carnival Horizon

Mar 02, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line appointed Queen Latifah to be a godmother of the latest cruise ship Carnival Horizon. The baptizing ceremony will be held during an invitation-only overnight gala event in New York City on May 23, 2018.

Queen Latifah is Grammy award-winning musical artist, acclaimed television and film actress, Oscar nominee. She is the first hip-hop artist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Latifah has earned six Grammy nominations and a Grammy Award for Best Solo Rap Performance. 

"With her fun-loving spirit and positive, can-do attitude, Queen Latifah embodies our brand and knows how to 'Choose Fun' in everything she does," said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line. "Knowing that she is a long-time supporter of St. Jude and has performed and won 'Lip Sync Battle' made her the ideal candidate to serve as godmother to our newest ship," she added.  

"Carnival is an iconic American brand and it's an honor to be named godmother of Carnival Horizon and take part in the event on May 23, honoring the special children of St. Jude – a cause that is very near and dear to my heart," said Latifah.

Following the event, Carnival Horizon begins the summer season from New York that runs through September followed by the launch year-round Caribbean cruises from Miami later that month.   

As the line's newest ship, Carnival Horizon will introduce a number of one-of-a-kind innovations, including Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse|Brewhouse with BBQ favorites created by Food Network star Guy Fieri in addition to the first Dr. Seuss-themed water park, part of the line's exclusive partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the groundbreaking bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, an IMAX Theatre, and more.

Source and photo: carnival.com

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