Mo’Nique

Mo'Nique and her husband Sidney Hicks speak on their controversial open marriage during debut week of 'The Preachers.'

Mo’Nique sat down with The Preachers earlier this week to discuss her open marriage with husband, Sindney Hicks.  Mo’Nique and  Hicks have been married for ten years, and they dish on what makes their open marriage work. The Preachers is hosted by Pastor John Gray,  Pastor Dr. E. Dewey Smith Jr., Pastor Orrick Quick, and Pastor Dr. Jamal […]

In a cover story for Variety ahead of Sunday’s Academy Awards, Oscar winner Mo’Nique reveals that she received just $50,000 and an inconsequential back-end deal for starring in Precious which went on to gross $47.5 million at the domestic box office. “There was a backend, in all fairness. But the end it was behind, it […]

Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors  received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee…

Indiana Color of Pride events kick off this evening with a reception and a special screening of Mo’Nique’s film “Blackbird.” The timing of the organization’s celebration events come weeks after Pride celebrations in Indianapolis where success was fueled by taking a stance against perceived discrimination from the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. It’s also coincidentally well-timed […]

  After a 6 year hiatus, Mo’Nique is starring in a new film called “Blackbird.” The film is about a church choir singer in a small Mississippi town who feels like a misfit and comes to the realization that he is gay. Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington play the parents. Patrick Ian Polk directed the adaptation […]

Starring Academy Award® Winning actress Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington, BLACKBIRD  tells the story of seventeen-year-old Randy (Julian Walker), a devout Christian, who, as strong as…

First of all let’s understand who she is. She deserves her respect. She has had a successful career as a stand up comedienne, talk show…

First of all let’s understand who she is. She deserves her respect. She has had a successful career as a stand up comedienne, talk show host and lead actress. Mo’Nique won The Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the Lee Daniels film Precious. But after a five-year hiatus, she’s back, focusing on an independent […]

Mo’Nique, who won an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in the movie Precious, talked with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne…

Oscar Award winning actress and comedienne Mo’Nique recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” for an exclusive one-on-one interview. During their chat the Academy…

Oscar Award winning actress and comedienne Mo’Nique recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” for an exclusive one-on-one interview. During their chat, Mo’Nique talked…