Monique

via BlackAmericaWeb/Tanay Hudson: Academy Award Winning Actress Mo’Nique will be back on the stage to make us all laugh!! Her Special “Mo’Nique & Friends: Live From Atlanta” will be on the Showtime network. The hour-long special, which will premiere on February 7 at 10 p.m.,  will feature other comedians as well as Donnell Rawlings, Prince […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Mo’Nique sued Netflix on Thursday for race and sex discrimination in its offer for a proposed comedy special, accusing the streaming service of giving her a lowball offer that was part of a larger company tendency to underpay black women.

  via BlackAmericaWeb: Mo’Nique is done with ranting about those who have done her wrong and the craziness of people in Hollywood – for now. The Oscar-winner recently shared on a video showing off her super-snatched waist..and it was everything. She let her fans get a little peek of her at a recent photo shoot rocking […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Mo’Nique, 50, looks radiant in pics she shared online showing off her new fit frame! The Oscar-winning actress flaunted her new hourglass figure in a tight black number and fans across social media are here for all of the new Mo. “Today was the first time in my adult life that I’ve been […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The drama between actress-comedienne Mo’Nique and mogul movie Tyler Perry has not been put on pause. In fact, Mo kicked the saga into high-gear after releasing a phone conversation of herself, husband-manager Sydney and Perry. In the recordings, obtained by RollingOut, Tyler admits that the “difficult to work with” brand that has been attributed to Mo’Nique was unfair. He also said […]

via BlackDoctor: Comedian Mo’Nique has made a career out of embracing her body weight or at least helping others come to terms with their body issues, specifically women. A few days ago, she reached a personal milestone: weighing under 200lbs for the first time since she was in fact a teenager. She posted on Instagram imploring her […]

via FirstLadyB: Jada Pinkett Smith has something to say about the Mo’Nique Netflix controversy. Mo’Nique posted a video on social media 4 days ago asking folks to boycott Netflix, due to gender bias, and color bias. In the video the comedian shared that Netflix offered her $500,000 for a comedy special, but offered white female comedian Amy Schumer […]

via BlackDoctor: Comedian and actress Mo’Nique first gained fame for her role as Nicole “Nikki” Parker in the UPN series, The Parkers, while making a name as a stand-up comedian. But it was her Oscar-winning performance in 2009’s “Precious” that put her on the map in Hollywood. Yet, after being known for and spending most of her career […]

Married for ten years, Oscar-winner Mo’Nique and her husband, Sidney Hicks, sit down with #ThePreachers and teach them a thing or two about open relationships. From whose idea it was to what it means to them, the couple gets candid about their unique situation. Hosted by John Gray, Dr. E Dewey Smith Jr., Orrick Quick and […]

In a cover story for Variety ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards, Oscar winner Mo’Nique reveals that she received just $50,000 and an inconsequential back-end deal for starring in Precious which went on to gross $47.5 million at the domestic box office. “There was a backend, in all fairness. But the end it was behind, it […]

Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors  received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee…

It’s been over five years since Mo’Nique has appeared on the big screen and now, she has come roaring back in the Patrik – Ian Polk film, Blackbird.    Blackbird tells the story of Randy Rousseau (played by newcomer Julian Walker), a 17-year old who loves the Lord, (he gives new meaning to the command […]