Motormouth Maybelle (Stubbs)
"Well, love is a gift, a lot of people don't remember that. So, you two better brace yourselves for a whole lotta ugly comin' at you from a neverending parade of stupid".
— Motormouth Maybelle (Stubbs) (2007 film)Motormouth Maybelle (Stubbs) is an African American woman and a R&B record shop owner. She lives in Baltimore Maryland - North Avenue, America in 1962. She is the mother to Seaweed J. Stubbs and Little Inez Stubbs. She is the host of 'Negro Day' on "The Corny Collins Show". She also helps Tracy and everyone else to stand up to intergrate all the white and black people on "The Corny Collins Show". Motormouth is protrayed by Ruth Brown (1988), Queen Laitfah (2007) and Jennifer Hudson (2016 - Hairspray Live!).