Just to be clear, Mimi was famous long before anyone made a movie about her.
People called her the Queen of Montana Avenue — but not because she was rich.
Now this 90-year-old who for nearly two decades slept in a strip-mall laundromat spends her days fielding interview requests from the likes of People magazine.
She holds court as she has for years, just inside Fox Laundry's front door, in a plastic chair next to the soda machine. On the wall above her is a poster with her picture on it, advertising the documentary "Queen Mimi."
"The sun's out. The sky's blue. It was supposed to rain today, but it...