Lee Daniels Confirms Mo'Nique Was Blacklisted After Oscar Win for Not Playing 'Industry Game'

February 20, 2015 6:13 PM

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Lee Daniels speaks up following 's statement in which she addressed criticisms over her "" role and discussed life after Oscars. In a rather revealing interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the actress said she discovered from the director that there was a Hollywood conspiracy against her. In response, he seemed to confirm that she indeed had been blacklisted after her big win.

"Mo'nique is a creative force to be reckoned with," the director said. "Her demands through 'Precious' were not always in line with the campaign. This soured her relationship with the Hollywood community. I consider her a friend. I have and will always think of her for parts that we can collaborate ...

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