Queen Latifah remained upbeat, despite losing the best supporting actress ACADEMY AWARD to her Chicago co-star CATHERINE ZETA-JONES - because she had her very own OSCAR the night before.

The rapper-turned actress was presented with her very own mocha cake shaped like the golden statuette for her 33rd birthday celebration at Los Angeles' MONDRIAN hotel on 22 March (03).

The voluptuous star even made an acceptance speech to her amused pals.