Mo’Nique is not achieved talking her piece about inequality, and neither is her husband it seems. For those that do not know, her husband Sidney Hicks additionally occurs to be her devoted supervisor, giving their family the auspices of a state-run enterprise. Not to say, they even host a podcast collectively, fittingly titled: Mo’Nique & Sidney’s Open Relationship.
On the most recent episode of Mo’Nique & Sidney’s Open Relationship, the seemingly fortunately married couple mentioned her very public argument with Steve Harvey. As you may recall, Mo’Nique and Steve Harvey argued over their differing philosophies on inequality in Hollywood, with the comedienne drawing upon a bunch of examples, together with her struggles with oppression, in addition to Whoopie Goldberg, whom she claims is beset with the same breadth of inequality close to her position on The View.
After their very own air dialogue, Mo’Nique claims that Steve Harvey tried to influence her to quell her “radical voice,” an alleged incident she and her husband touched on not directly within the newest episode of their podcast. Sydney noticed match to match his spouse to notable Civil Rights leaders on the revolutionary spectrum – two particularly: Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.
“The identical those who we take care of now, in historical past, that’s saying, ‘Mo’Nique, you have to be quiet,’ had been the identical ones who informed Malcolm,” he opined. “They had been the identical ones who informed MLK, ‘Y’all had been loopy for standing up on your rights.'”
In the previous, Mo’Nique led a public discord towards Netflix, on comparable grounds. She additionally accused her “friends” of colluding towards her, a listing of Black Hollywood personalities she believes have consented to a strategy of trade tokenization. Whether or not her anecdotes maintain any weight, Mo’Nique is talking to a truism that goes unreported, far too usually.