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Mo'Nique

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Monique received a standing ovation when she stepped on stage for the first time in the hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, giving her confidence to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After numerous stand-up performances, she took a leap forward with one of the starring roles in The Parkers.Mo'Nique's huge international breakthrough came with her performance in the independent movie Precious, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and over 30 other major awards for acting, including all the most important ones like Golden Globe, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Circle, Chicago Film Critics Association, Independent Spirit, Screen Actors Guild, National Society of Film Critics, Critics' Choice, BAFTA, Sundance Film Festival.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Mo'Nique -- Blackballed or Not ... I'm Not Afraid of Lee Daniels (TMZ Live)

Mo'Nique
Blackballed or Not ... I'm Not Afraid of Lee Daniels

Mo'Nique just did something remarkable ... fearlessly speaking out about her feud with Lee Daniels -- one of the most powerful directors in Hollywood -- for claiming she's been… READ MORE >

Mo'Nique -- FORGIVE RAY RICE ... He Deserves 2nd Chance

Mo'nique
FORGIVE RAY RICE He Deserves 2nd Chance

Mo'Nique just joined an even smaller club than than the Academy Award winners group she already belongs to ... people who want to give Ray Rice a second chance. The "Precious" star was on "Good… READ MORE >

- 746 days ago
Mo'Nique -- Dog Poop House For Sale

Mo'Nique
Dog Poop House For Sale

If you have a terrible sense of smell, do we have a deal for you -- the house that "Precious" star Mo'Nique once lived in (the same one she claimed reeked of dog poop) is now up for sale ... TMZ… READ MORE >

- 1417 days ago
Mo'Nique Settles Dog Poop Lawsuit

Mo'Nique
Settles Dog Poop Lawsuit

"Precious" star Mo'Nique finally ended a nasty legal battle with her landlords over a house she claimed smelled like dog feces ... and TMZ has learned she's still living there! As TMZ first… READ MORE >

- 1486 days ago
'Precious' Star Mo'Nique -- Dog Crap Lawsuit Is Ruining My Oscar-Winning Reputation

Mo'Nique
Dog Crap Lawsuit's Ruining My Oscar-Winning Reputation

"Precious" star Mo'Nique is completely humiliated by the sordid accusations that have surfaced in her landlord lawsuit -- dog feces, weed, illegal immigrants -- and now, she wants the entire… READ MORE >

- 1635 days ago
'Precious' Star Mo'Nique -- Weed, Illegal Immigrant Accusations in Dog Crap Lawsuit

'Precious' Star Mo'Nique
Weed, Illegal Immigrant Accusations in Dog Crap Lawsuit

"Precious" star Mo'Nique's dog-stink legal battle with her landlords just got downright PERSONAL -- with the Mo's husband accusing the landlords of being alcoholics ... and them accusing him of… READ MORE >

- 1648 days ago
'Precious' Star Mo'Nique Sues Landlord -- My House Smells Like Dog Crap!

'Precious' Star Mo'Nique
Sues Landlord My House Smells Like Dog Crap!

Academy Award-winning "Precious" actress Mo'Nique is suing her landlords in Georgia -- demanding she be let out of her $22,000-a-month rental contract ...because her house smells like dog… READ MORE >

- 1734 days ago
Mo'Nique vs. Precious: Who'd You Rather?

Mo'Nique vs. Precious
Who'd You Rather?

Mo'Nique and Gabourey Sidibe are stunning audiences with their knockout performances in the film "Precious."Question is... See Also Vanilla vs. Freedom: Who'd You Rather? Tobey vs. Leo: Who'd You… READ MORE >

- 2464 days ago

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