“Thrilled to announce that Netflix is the house for the following unique stand-up particular from the groundbreaking, trailblazing, and iconic Mo’Nique!” Netflix tweeted Tuesday.
In a video with the tweet, Mo’Nique stated, “Can y’all imagine this s—?” I finished got here on house to Netflix.”
“Hey y’all, it is your woman Mo’Nique and I am so excited to share that I will be taking pictures my first Netflix comedy particular,” she stated.
She additionally plugged her upcoming film “The Deliverance,” saying, “And in case you did not hear, I am additionally reuniting with my good friend, my brother, director Lee Daniels on the Netflix movie ‘The Deliverance.’ You will not wish to miss both of them, so y’all keep tuned! And thank y’all my candy infants. I like us for actual.”
Mo’Nique filed a criticism towards Netflix over a gap supply of $500,000 for a standup particular in 2018. She argued the supply was discriminatory, citing multimillion-dollar offers the corporate gave to Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres and Ricky Gervais.
“I had a option to make,” Mo’Nique stated in a Instagram submit on the time. “I might settle for what I felt was pay discrimination or I might rise up for many who got here earlier than me and people who will come after me. I selected to face up.”