I Was "Blackballed" After Winning My Oscar - Hollywood Reporter

February 20, 2015 4:17 PM

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I Was "Blackballed" After Winning My Oscar - Hollywood Reporter

A version of this story first appeared in the Feb. 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

At the 2010 Academy Awards, Mo'Nique wore white gardenias in her hair — just as Hattie McDaniel had in 1940 when she became the first African-American actress to win an Oscar. The Precious star later thanked McDaniel in her best supporting actress acceptance speech "for enduring all that she had to,...

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