Met future husband, Robin Thicke, in high school, where they began dating. Chosen along with three other teens to participate in the PBS series The Ride. The show tracked the documentary film process of the four young filmmakers. Was a production assistant on The Howie Mandel Show and did production work on the Discovery Health Channel series Medical Diary. Posed for the cover of her husband's 2003 debut album, A Beautiful World, and has appeared in some of his music videos including "Lost Without U." Played Mandy in the 2005 comedy Hitch; it was her film debut. Named in 2007 as one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People. Received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role in the 2009 motion picture Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire. Queen Latifah planned and hosted her baby shower in 2010.