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Actress Mo’Nique suing Netflix for race, gender discrimination

Actress Mo’Nique suing Netflix for race, gender discrimination

Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique sued Netflix Thursday, accusing the streaming giant of racial and gender discrimination by trying to underpay her for a stand-up special. Mo’Nique said she was offered $500,000 for a stand-up series when Amy Schumer got $13m for hers. She also cited the cases of male comedians Ricky Gervais and Dave Chapelle, who were paid considerably more than her and Schumer.

Ronnie and mags
Ronnie and mags 1 year

She wants to be paid what Chris Rock, Dave Chappell, and Ricky Gervais makes. She wants A list money, but I've never seen anything she's been in. Sorry, but notoriety is the name of the show biz game, and you have very little.

porcus 1 year

Seems like a super-weak argument to make, considering that Chappelle made $60 million. Maybe the reason for the low-ball offer isn't due to race but lack of name-recognition amongst the majority public.

Mitchell 1 year

Yeah, they've got racist nonsense like "Dear White People".

lashed 1 year

perhaps get funny?

Edward Williams
Edward Williams 1 year

Begone thot

Bird 1 year

Yeah, bitch. Must be racism. That’s the only explanation. I wish I could just throw that accusation around to get my way.

MightyMargulis 1 year

well, ive heard of the other comedians, and not her soooooooo.

gerwin groenendal
gerwin groenendal 1 year

Another woe is me, I'm only getting paid half a million... I for one, have never heard of her, maybe she's just not very good... Bet she's not complaining about her not so funny male counterparts not getting paid much. Don't like the contract? Don't sign... If they like you, they'll offer more... If not, meh...

David Silverstone
David Silverstone 1 year

I can't wait for more of these law suits to roll in and sink these fucks. Joker mode take. What do you get when you inflate a sex and a race to the point they cannot ever be criticized and cross that with a climate cultivated in social revenge? You get what you fucking deserve.

Brad Stauber
Brad Stauber 1 year

This translates in to boo hoo I suck at negotiating . Gimi more money because reasons....

Seekster 1 year

Who is she? That is probably why she doesn't earn as much.

plastic African
plastic African 1 year

Getting some of that fried chicken and watermelon

CommanderVaasDC 1 year

who's this. even Amy Schumer has a bigger pull than her does she not understand this, comparing her to ricky, sweety your no where near Ricky's spotlight.

Beisht Kione
Beisht Kione 1 year


HueHueo Suezo
HueHueo Suezo 1 year

She's wants to sue them, for not offering her enough money? Well that'll teach anyone to offer her money ever again.

eddy yetty
eddy yetty 1 year

You can't possibly think you could get payed as much as much more accomplished and successful entertainers. She could never bring the numbers those other comedians could. What an idiot

Ivan Ivanovich Ivanovski
Ivan Ivanovich Ivanovski 1 year

Never heard of this woman before. I wonder if that has anything to do with her pay

flinx101 1 year

She is just trying to do the same stunt as that French actor Juse Smolle pulled. Fake up a claim to get name recognition. We all know how well that worked out for Juse.

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

maybe you dont have the same clout as Amy Schumer....

WJ MacKENZIE 1 year

Chapelle, Gervaise. and Schimer got more money because people know who the fuck they are.

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