Mo'Nique hit the stage at the Apollo Theater on Monday night and took some time to call out director Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, and Tyler Perry for "whiteballing" her from Hollywood.
"No, I was not blackballed", Mo'Nique joked at recent comedy gig. What I would say to Oprah, Tyler, Lee. No, baby, I wasn't blackballed.
"It would kill me not to say the real (expletive)", she says in the segment, which was captured and posted on Instagram. Every thing I say comes from my heart. "But I sat down with somebody I respected ... and they were a person enough to tell me to my face, 'You are blowing this!" At the time, the relationship was much different, with the actress calling Daniels "one of the most brilliant directors that I've ever had the pleasure of working with because he's fearless".
Mo'Nique has something to get off her chest and she's coming for your faves.
The star of Precious - the acclaimed drama produced by the three targets of her tirade - was performing stand-up comedy at the Apollo Theater in NY when she made the comments over the weekend, before video of the outburst was shared online. It would kill me not to say the real sh-t.
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Mo made it clear she believes Oprah was complicit in the negative campaign against her, telling folks that she is hard to work with. And the hard part about this is other people make demands and they still get the work. I was also approached by 'Empire" to be on "Empire.' And I was also offered the role as Richard Pryor's grandmother [in a new biopic about the late comedian].
Mo'Nique went viral for telling Perry, Daniels, and Oprah during her stand-up act that they could "suck my d- if I had one" because she had been blackballed in Hollywood. "That doesn't sound like you're having a hard time with someone", he said. "I told her, 'You have to thank the producers of the film, you have to thank the studios.' And I think she didn't understand that, and I said, 'People aren't going to respond well if you don't'".
Mo'Nique added that the couple were "not hiders". "However, the consensus among the creative teams and powers thus far were to go another way with these roles".
"They stood by and they allowed the statements of her difficulty", Hicks said.