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  • Mo’Nique Joins ‘NOH8’ Campaign; Wants Public Chat with Lee Daniels

    Mar 21, 15 by Qwest7 13 Comments

    *Going to bat for equal rights and her upcoming film “Blackbird,” Mo’Nique has joined the “NOH8” campaign. The Oscar winner and her husband-manager Sidney Hicks are among the latest celebrities to tape their mouths shut to pose for pictures promoting campaign, which is rooted in marriage, gender and human equality. The couple released a joint […]

  • Mo’Nique & Roland Martin Hook Up for ‘Mo’Nique Uncensored’

    Mar 20, 15 by EurPublisher 11 Comments

    *According to a press release from TV One, the network’s  “News One Now“ will air its first-ever primetime special with the Oscar® winning actress Mo’Nique on Sunday, March 22 at 10pm Eastern. Recently recorded in Atlanta, Host and Managing Editor Roland Martin sat down for a one-on-one interview to discuss the recent controversy surrounding reports that Mo’Nique experienced […]

  • Mo’Nique Admits Career Strained Relationship With Oldest Son

    Mar 17, 15 by Qwest7 9 Comments

    *Mo’Nique’s desire for success and fame may have paid off with her Oscar for best supporting actress, but she admits the journey came with personal drama. Chatting with TV One, Mo’Nique touched on what was sacrificed to achieve fame. According to her, it was her husband Sidney Hicks and oldest son Shalon Jackson that were […]

  • Mo’Nique’s Take on Black Actors’ Refusal of Gay-Themed ‘Blackbird': Fear

    Mar 10, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *Although Mo’Nique has a lot of love for the gay community, the same can’t be said for other entertainers in Hollywood. Chatting with The Wrap’s Anita Bennett, the Oscar winner gave her reason why many of Tinseltown’s black actors took a pass on playing the lead role in her upcoming film “Blackbird.” The Patrik-Ian Polk-helmed […]

  • Mo’Nique & Husband/Manager Call Café Mocha for Heated Interview (Listen)

    Mar 7, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 16 Comments

    *Academy Award winner Mo’Nique kicks off Café Mocha Radio’s Women’s History Month’s “Life Lessons” series at her own request after hearing last weekend’s show that addressed whether she had been blackballed by Hollywood. As reported, the “Precious” star told The Hollywood Reporter that “Empire” executive producer Lee Daniels told her she had been “blackballed” by […]

  • No Longer Buds? – Mo’Nique Calls Out Lee Daniels For Being Blackballed (Watch)

    Mar 6, 15 by Qwest7 8 Comments

    *The drama over Mo’Nique’s admission of being “blackballed” in Hollywood reached a new chapter as the Oscar winner shed light what exactly happened when “Precious” director and “Empire” co-creator Lee Daniels told her that Hollywood higher ups think she is “difficult” and, thus, don’t want to work with her. According to Mo’Nique, the conflict with […]