Mo'Nique

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  • Birth Name: Monique Imes
  • Birth Place: Woodlawn, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/11/1967, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; talk-show host; author
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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 Today and CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric was the highest-rated new syndicated talker of last season. This season, Katie is averaging...read more

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 the sketch comedy show  would be devoid of a black female cast member for the sixth year in a row.

In a world where we have a black First Lady and pop culture is defined by Scandal, Rihanna, Oprah, Nicki Minaj and Beyonce, this is...read more

Celebrities Recount Their Awkward Childhoods for The Mortified Sessions

David Nadelberg is mortified. When he launched his critically acclaimed stage show Mortified a decade ago, he couldn't have imagined that he would eventually host a TV spinoff for the Sundance Channel.

"Certainly me being on camera was never part of the vision starting out," Nadelberg says. "I feel very exposed about the whole thing. It's not something I'm used to in life. That's been an interesting ...
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Videos

Beerfest Scene: This Is Beerfest!
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Precious: Friends
Roscoe Jenkins

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Precious: Based On the Novel 'Push' By Sapphire
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Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

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Women in Comedy
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Love & Hip Hop: Reunion, Part 2
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Love & Hip Hop: Reunion, Part 1
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The Office's Ed Helms & Oscar Winner Mo'Nique

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Credits

Year Title Description
2011 Hattie's Lost Legacy TV Show Series, Remarks by
2010 NAACP Image Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 Queens of Comedy TV Show Series, Performer
2010 Holiday Love TV Show Series, Performer
2010 Shaquille O'Neal Presents TV Show Series, Host

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News

Mo'Nique to Announce Academy Award Nominations

Oscar winner Mo'Nique will announce the Academy Awards nominations alongside Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak, the Academy announced Tuesday.

Mo'Nique and Sherak will announce nominations in 10 of the 24 categories in a live news conference on Jan. 25.

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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 to apologize to her.

"I abused and betrayed the trust of another sibling, my sister, my blood sister," Gerald Imes said during Monday's Oprah Winfrey Show. "I'm sorry, Mo'Nique. I'm sorry."

Octomom Nadya Suleman to appear on Oprah, Idol Gives Back

Imes, who claims ... read more

Mo'Nique on Oscars Red Carpet: "I Was Excited the Truth Would Be Told"

Supporting actress winner Mo'Nique exuded red carpet excitement as TV Guide Network asked the Precious star what she loved most about her role. Plus: Hear how she was able to separate herself from her character after each day of filming.

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11 Top Oscar Moments: Big Night for Bigelow as Na'vi KO'd

One of the most predictable Academy Awards in years took a film-worthy twist as Kathryn Bigelow and The Hurt Locker beat out the closest thing the movies have to a Goliath — a film that just happened to be made by Bigelow's ex-husband. In doing so, Bigelow became the first woman ever to be named best director. But even some of the night's most foreseeable elements were pleasantly unsurprising: hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin were as cutting as you would expect, and sometimes the overwhelming favorites are the overwhelming favorites for a reason. Welcome to our Top Moments: Oscars Edition.


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Co-hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin display an easy rapport in their opening routine as they deliver ... read more

Hurt Locker Tops Oscars on Historic Night

The Hurt Locker led the way at the 82nd Academy Awards, taking home six awards, including best picture and a historic best director honor for Kathryn Bigelow.

Bigelow — who defeated ex-husband James Cameron (Avatar) for the award — is the first woman to win best director in the Academy's 82-year history. Minutes after accepting ...
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