Mo’nique’s Lawsuit Against Netflix is Moving Forward

Mo'nique's Lawsuit Against Netflix is Moving Forward

Netflix filed a motion to have Mo’nique’s lawsuit against them tossed, but a judge denied the motion. Visit for more information The legendary comedian filed the lawsuit against the streaming service in November 2019 for racial and gender discrimination because she was offered a measly $500,000 for a comedy special. The Academy Award-winning actress […]

Mo’Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

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Following her back-and-forth with Netflix, Mo’Nique got a comedy special with Showtime. Visit for more information She’s still in an ongoing lawsuit with the streaming giant, but she will star in Mo’Nique & Friends: Live From Atlanta slated to premiere on February 7th at 10PM. The friends in question will be Donnell Rawlings, Prince […]

Mo’Nique Sues Netflix for Discrimination

Mo'nique's Lawsuit Against Netflix is Moving Forward

Mo’Nique is still beefing with Netflix. Visit for more information The veteran comedian blasted the streaming platform for offering her $500,000 for a comedy special, after previously offering Amy Schumer $11 million. “When we asked Netflix to explain the difference, why the money was so different, they said, ‘Well, we believe that’s what Mo’Nique […]

WATCH: Childish Gambino and adidas Originals Unveil ‘Donald Glover Presents’ Campaign

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Last year Donald Glover gave us the first preview of his upcoming partnership with adidas Originals, and now we’ve got an official look at the new “Donald Glover Presents” campaign. Visit for more information Advertisement Unveiled over the span of five short films starring Glover, comedian & Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique and a quick-yet-memorable […]

Steve Harvey Says He Regrets His Remarks to Mo’Nique

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After a huge debate between longtime friends Mo’ Nique and Steve Harvey on The Steve Harvey Show last week started an uproar, Harvey now wishes she would have chosen his words wisely. Visit for more information If you have been living under a rock, here is what happened, Harvey had Mo’Nique on his talk show to […]

Mo’Nique Announces Las Vegas Residency

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The Netflix deal debate has been on hold for Mo’Nique and seemingly doesn’t matter when you are getting the Vegas bag! Mo’Nique has announced that she will be starring in her own residency at the SLS Hotel in Las Vegas. Visit for more information “Hey my loves. It’s an UPROAR. Getting ready for my […]

Lee Daniels Says Mo’Nique is Responsible for Blackballing Herself

Lee Daniels Says Mo'Nique is Responsible for Blackballing Herself

Lee Daniels is taking ownership for not reimbursing Dame Dash for the $2 million he loaned him to launch his directorial career, but he doesn’t want the world to get this situation confused with what happened during his fallout with Mo’Nique. Visit for more information The famed director says it’s time for Mo to ditch […]

“I’m Proud Of You,” Monique Congratulates Tiffany Haddish on Netflix Deal

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Words by Darralyn Buford Visit for more information After being dragged into discussions about Mo’Nique’s attempted Netflix boycott, Tiffany Haddish  has announced that she got her own deal with the streaming service. Comedian Haddish cleared the air and responded to fans, explaining that she’d already signed the deal before Mo’Nique’s boycott began last month. Monique […]

Chance the Rapper sides with Mo’Nique in Netflix Controversy

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Words by Danielle Perry Visit for more information Last month, Mo’Nique made headlines after calling for a boycott of Netflix. The Oscar-winning actress accused the streaming website of gender and color bias while negotiating a deal for a comedy special. She posted to social media, “Please stand with me, I love us.” Chicago-bred rapper […]

Monique Claps Back at Charlamagne In Breakfast Club Interview

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About a month ago, Charlamagne Tha God gave legendary comedian Monique a “Donkey of the Day” for railing against Netflix on grounds of racial and gender bias and asking her fans to boycott the streaming service. This came after the Oscar award winning actress felt she was low-balled by Netflix to perform an exclusive special for […]

Mo’Nique Attempted to Check Roland Martin and Got Checked Herself


Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu Visit for more information Monique has been trying to spark a movement by speaking out on gender and wage equality, detailing her experience with Netflix, asking fans to boycott the service. Her movement received mixed reviews. While many could get behind her movement of gender and wage equality, many were […]

Monique Calls for Netflix Boycott After Being Offered Only $500K for Comedy Special

Academy-award winning actress and comedian Mo’Nique, took to Instagram this past weekend, calling out Netflix for gender and race pay disparity, after she was offered a low sum of $500,000 for a comedy special. In an Instagram video with the caption, “#BOYCOTT#NETFLIX FOR #COLORBIAS AND #GENDERBIAS. PLEASE STAND WITH ME. I LOVE US.,” Mo’Nique explained, “I […]

Mo’Nique To Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry, & Oprah: “You Could Suck My D*ck If I Had One”

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Mo’nique had a Mother’s Day stand up comedy show at the Apollo Theater and she shared a few words aimed at Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, and Tyler Perry. @therealmoworldwide just let everyone have it tonight ??? #GoOff #MoNique #BlackBalled #Hollywood #TylerPerry #LeeDaniels #OprahWinfrey #DisTewMuch #Comedy #Queen #Actress #Mother #NYC #Harlem #Apollo #MothersDay #Comic #HappyMothersDay A post […]

Mo’Nique Blasts Hollywood, Says Only One Black Actor Can Shine At a Time

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In the midst of the Academy Awards backlash for lack of diversity, Oscar winner Mo’Nique is calling out Hollywood in the latest episode of her podcast “Mo’Nique and Sidney’s Open Relationship” on the network. Visit for more information During her podcast, the Precious actress called out Hollywood, saying only one actor of color […]

Mo’nique and Husband To Launch “Open Relationships” Podcast


Comedian Mo’nique and her husband Sidney Hicks will soon bare the business in their bedroom (so to speak) for all. Visit for more information Having been very candid about their open relationship, Monique and Sydney will discuss the details of it in a podcast series titled, of all things, “Open Relationship.” In an announcement […]

Watch the Latest ‘Bessie’ Trailer Starring Queen Latifah


Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. The film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The Empress of the Blues,” who became one of the most […]

Mo’Nique Creates Critical Conversations In New Film ‘Blackbird’

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Academy Award winner Mo’Nique talks acceptance and child abduction in latest project with husband Sidney Hicks Visit for more information If you think Mo’Nique is sitting around waiting for a call from Hollywood to star in her next big hit, you’re absolutely wrong! The Academy Award winner is changing the game and playing by […]