Mo'Nique

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Monique Imes
  • Birth Place: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Talk-show host, Author
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Taraji P. Henson; Mo'Nique (inset)

Empire: Is It Possible That Someone Else Was Supposed To Play Cookie?

In a twist worthy of Empire's dramatics, Oscar winner Mo'Nique is claiming that the show's creator, Lee Daniels, initially offered her the role of fan favorite character Cookie (Taraji P. Henson). "Mr. Daniels offered me the part of Cookie, and I hav… Read more

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Mo'Nique Explains Her Open Marriage, Gives Her Husband a 'Pass to Cheat'
01:21 — In a new interview, the actress offered up some marital advice and explained why she thinks her open marriage works.
Steve Harvey: First Time Performing from "Showtime at the Apollo"
01:07 — Steve Harvey discusses his first time performing at The Apollo theater in Harlem.
Ashanti Shares Her Favorite Performance at the Apollo from "Showtime at the Apollo"
01:19 — Ashanti discusses what it’s like being back at The Apollo Theater.
Steve Harvey: First Time Hosting from "Showtime at the Apollo"
01:12 — Steve Harvey discusses what it’s like hosting SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO for the first time.

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Mon May 1 8:00am
The ParkersSince I Lost My Baby(Season 1, Episode 21) VH1

Nikki and Veronica work together to end Professor Oglevee's relationship with his new girlfriend (Tracy Bingham), who has a big secret to hide. Veronica: Paulette Braxton. Professor Oglevee: Dorien Wilson. Nikki: Mo'Nique. Kim: Countess Vaughn.

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Mon May 1 8:30am
The ParkersGet Me to the Church on Time(Season 1, Episode 22) VH1

It's hard to believe that Nikki's evening with the professor could be ruined by a marriage proposal---but it is when it involves Kim, who plans to marry Jerel (Trent J. Cameron) in Las Vegas. Veronica: Paulette Braxton. Stevie: Jenna Von Oy. Nikki: Mo'Niqu (more…)

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Mon May 1 9:00am
The ParkersWedding Bell Blues(Season 2, Episode 1) VH1

Nikki and Professor Oglevee rush to Las Vegas to stop Kim and Jerel (Countess Vaughn, Trent J. Cameron) from getting married. Veronica: Paulette Braxton. Andell: Yvette Wilson. Stevie: Jenna von Oy. T: Ken L. Professor Oglevee: Dorien Wilson.

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Mo'Nique in <em>Precious</em>
Mo'Nique: I Was "Blackballed" After Winning an Oscar

Why roles in Empire, The Butler were taken away

Katie Couric
The Biz: Is Katie on the Way Out?

Next on Katie: How to survive in the syndicated-TV jungle. The daytime talk show hosted by former To…

Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson Blames SNL's Diversity Issue on Lack of Talented Black Comediennes

When Saturday Night Live announced this season's six new cast members, many were shocked to see that…

David Nadelberg, Mo'Nique
Celebrities Recount Their Awkward Childhoods for The Mortified Sessions

David Nadelberg is mortified. When he launched his critically acclaimed stage show Mortified a decad…

Mo’Nique
Mo'Nique to Announce Academy Award Nominations

Oscar winner Mo'Nique will announce the Academy Awards nominations alongside Academy of Motion Pictu…

Mo'Nique
Mo'Nique's Brother Says He Molested Her

Mo'Nique's brother says he molested the Oscar-winning actress when they were children, and he wants…

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  • Birth Name: Monique Imes
  • Birth Place: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Talk-show host, Author

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