Hollywood Blackballed {Video} Actress Comedian Mo’Nique Talk Lack of Money After Winning Oscars For Precious Movie

Published On February 27, 2015 | By admin | Local & Worldwide News

Mo’Nique is moving on following the admission that she was “blackballed” from Hollywood after she won an Oscar for the movie Precious.

“To stand up for what you want, I couldn’t do that any differently, I stood up for Gabourey Sidibe who they wanted to fly coach to France…I’ll never stop standing up for that,” Mo’Nique told INSIDE EDITION. The 47-year-old is now forging her own path with a standup comedy career around the country and she’s acting in and producing an independent movie, “Blackbird

We recently reported that few years ago Mo’Nique was riding high with a successful daytime talk show and an Oscar win under her belt, but in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter she reveals that she hasn’t had the easiest time getting roles since her win.

“During the [Oscar] campaign, she was making unreasonable demands, and I remember thinking ‘this is when reverse racism happens.

“You have to thank the producers of the film, you have to thank the studio, and she didn’t understand that. People aren’t going to respond well. I love her, I’ve spoken to her. She’s brilliant, and I love working with brilliant people.

“I think that there were demands that were made on the ‘Precious’ campaign that everyone knows hurt her. I told her that. You’ve gotta play ball. This is not just show — it is show business.

Credit Source: Inside Edition

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