Mo'Nique might have looked stunning in a bright royal blue Tadashi Shoji gown at the Oscars Sunday night, but it wasn't exactly what she was planning to sport for the big event. She told E! Online that she had a "wardrobe malfunction" just before the show was about to start, and had to scramble for a new dress at the last minute. Talk about stressful! Mo'Nique didn't let her dress drama get her down. (Getty) She said: "It happened while I was getting dressed." Whoops!Thankfully, we're sure...Read Full Story
Mo'Nique walked away with a Best Supporting Actress Oscar last night for her role in Precious, and she was clearly pretty stoked. "I am a stand up comedian who won an Oscar!" she said backstage after her big win (via Us magazine). "Ha, baby, I tickle me!" Although it's a huge thing to receive such an honor as an actress, she said the award isn't just about her career. "You know, this role was so not about my acting career," she said. "This role has shaped my life and allowed me not to...Read Full Story
It sounds like Mo'Nique is good at following directions. Her Precious director Lee Daniels says he cast her in his film because he knew she wouldn't question him and would do as she was told. He said, "Mo'Nique was the first person that I cast. We worked together on a film called Shadowboxer. She's my very good friend and she doesn't -- and for the most part, nor do any of the other actors -- question me. They don't question me. If I ask you to throw the baby, she throws the baby. . . . I...Read Full Story
Mo'Nique picked up the first Golden Globe of the night this evening, for her movie Precious. In her emotional acceptance speech, she thanked her husband, and dedicated the award to abuse victims. She said about her hubby Sidney Hicks (via Us magazine): "When I tell you all I am in the midst of my dream and when I look into the eyes of the man I stood next to at 14 years old and I said to him, 'One day we're going to be stars, and he said, 'You first.'" Mo'Nique said. "And we walked this...Read Full Story
Mo'Nique (born December 11, 1967) is an American comedian and actress best known for her roles on the TV series "The Parkers" and in the film "Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire." Find more news and articles about Mo'Nique here.