Mo’Nique is again on good phrases with Netflix after publicly slamming the streamer in a now-settled lawsuit. The comic, who as soon as accused the streamer of discrimination, is now planning to movie her first particular for Netflix, she cheekily introduced on Tuesday (July 19).
In a video posted to the Netflix Twitter account Tuesday, Mo’Nique requested, “Can y’all consider this shit? I finished got here on residence to Netflix,” with amusing. “I’m so excited to share that I’ll be taking pictures my first Netflix particular.”
Not solely is Mo’Nique lastly locking in that long-delayed particular, she has an excellent sweeter take care of Netflix that additionally features a new movie. She continued, “Oh, and in case you didn’t hear, I’m additionally reuniting with my good friend, my brother, director Mr. Lee Daniels, on the Netflix movie The Deliverance.”
She added, “You received’t wish to miss both of them, so y’all keep tuned, and thank y’all, my candy infants. I really like us for actual.”
Netflix shared together with the video, “Thrilled to announce that Netflix is the house for the following unique stand-up particular from the groundbreaking, trailblazing, and iconic Mo’Nique!”
The comic and the streamer appear chummy now, however their relationship was strained after she filed a racial and gender discrimination suit in opposition to Netflix in 2019. On the time, Mo’Nique alleged that Netflix gave her a “biased, discriminatory” provide for a stand-up particular, presenting her with $500,000 for an hour-long present whereas providing tens of millions extra to fellow comics like Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle.
In response, a Netflix spokesperson mentioned, “We care deeply about inclusion, fairness, and variety and take any accusations of discrimination very significantly. We consider our opening provide to Mo’Nique was truthful — which is why we might be combating this lawsuit.”
Mo’Nique and Netflix reached a settlement in June, dismissing the go well with with out sharing the specifics of the deal. Michael Parks, who represents the comic, informed The Hollywood Reporter on the time, “The matter has been amicably resolved.”