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Kimberly Elise: Be 'Yes' - Be On Board, and Be With Them

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Kimberly Elise made a big splash as a young woman co-starring alongside Oprah Winfrey in "Beloved."  She went on to star in a number of high-profile films, including "John Q." with Denzel Washington, Tyler Perry's "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," and "For Colored Girls."  Kimberly is now starring on TV in the VH-1 scripted series "Hit The Floor," and she talks about all of the above with Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on Good Day L.A.

Fun facts about Kimberly:

  • Elise's maternal descent is of the Songhai people.
  • Elise's first film was Set It Off (1996), in which she played one of four women who resort to robbing a bank for money.
  • Her most recent film role was in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls (2010), as the battered wife Crystal.

(Source: Wikipedia)

"Hit The Floor" premieres Monday night at 9:00pm on VH-1. Follow Kimberly Elise on Twitter: @iKimberlyElise or check out Kimberly's Facebook page.

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