When Mo’Nique was supplied $500,000 by Netflix to do a comedy particular earlier this yr, only a 26th of what Amy Schumer was supplied, she determined she would try to steer a boycott of the streaming large due to “shade bias and gender bias,” posting a video on Instagram:
After the video blew up, she was invited on The View to speak clarify the story in additional depth, the place she ended up having an argument with Whoopi Goldberg, who admonished her for not travelling to Cannes on her personal dime to advertise Precious, a film for which she received an Oscar.
Mo’Nique, having had a while to consider the spat, instructed Vulture in an interview that Whoopi, though she’s obtained an EGOT, is actually not one to guage: “as a result of what you’re saying to me is, ‘You should work totally free. I may’ve schooled you,’” she defined. “When I have a look at this girl you say is our icon and our legend — she is. But, what number of issues has Whoopi Goldberg government produced? Whoopi Goldberg has at all times been the assistance, and I say that humbly. So what’s it that you just’re going to high school me on? I’ve been doing it for nearly 30 years.”