Why Mo'Nique Isn't A Bigger Star, According To Mo'Nique

February 20, 2015 12:33 AM

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Why Mo'Nique Isn't A Bigger Star, According To Mo'Nique

Mo’Nique has been known for her extensive comedic career, from her stand-up gigs to her movies like Phat Girlz and Soul Plane. But everything seemed like it would change for the better when she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Precious — more money, more opportunities, more respect. Unfortunately, this hasn’t happened, and the renown comedienne and actress has spoken out about her career trajectory, and what has happened since she won Hollywood's highest honor.

Mo’Nique recently spoke at length with The Hollywood Reporter and revealed that the reason behind her lack of major success in the dramatic field is because she’s been "blackballed" by Hollywood. At least, that’s what filmmaker Lee Daniels told her over the phone. The Precious director called her up...

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