The beauty business can get downright ugly.
A makeup artist and a fashion stylist filed lawsuits in federal court Monday againstQueen Latifah
, claiming that she cheated them out of $1 million.
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Celebrity cosmetology consultant
says she lost $700,000 when the rapper-actress failed to pay her for work she did between July 2005 and February 2008.
In a separate lawsuit, celebrity stylistSusan Moses
said she was cheated of $300,000 during the same period.
, a spokeswoman for the actress — who has appeared in “Hairspray” and “Beauty Shop,” we thought we’d mention — said the lawsuits have no merit but offered no other comment.