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Mo’Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Mo'Nique Inks Deal With Showtime for Upcoming Comedy Special

Following her back-and-forth with Netflix, Mo’Nique got a comedy special with Showtime. 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 T-Dub, Just Nesh, Tone-X, and […]

Mo’Nique Sues Netflix for Discrimination

Mo'Nique Sues Netflix for Discrimination

Mo’Nique is still beefing with Netflix. 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 will bring,” Mo said in […]

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. If you have been living under a rock, here is what happened, Harvey had Mo’Nique on his talk show to discuss a private conversation they […]

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. “Hey my loves. It’s an UPROAR. Getting ready for my RESIDENCY IN LAS VEGAS at […]

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. The famed director says it’s time for Mo to ditch the tired narrative that Tyler […]

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

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Words by Darralyn Buford 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 responded to Tiffany Haddish via […]

Chance the Rapper sides with Mo’Nique in Netflix Controversy

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Words by Danielle Perry 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 Chance the Rapper showed his […]

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

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Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu 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 hesitant on completely boycotting Netflix. […]

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 Play.it network. During her podcast, the Precious actress called out Hollywood, saying only one actor of color can shine at a time […]

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

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Comedian Mo’nique and her husband Sidney Hicks will soon bare the business in their bedroom (so to speak) for all. 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 on Twitter, Monique says the […]

Watch the Latest ‘Bessie’ Trailer Starring Queen Latifah

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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 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 her own rules. Mo’ Nique […]