Mo’Nique demands to know if Tyler Perry paid Taraji P. Henson fairly

Taraji P. Henson: (Photo Credit: Nancy Rivera / Splash News)

Mo’Nique is still busying herself with other women’s pockets. First, she shed tears over Whoopi Goldberg‘s allegedly paltry salary after 10 years on “The View.” And now she is asking if Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson was paid “fairly” by Tyler Perry.

Back in June, Henson said Tyler Perry finally paid her closer to her worth.

“I think the industry knew I was talented. But it’s about money. Are you bankable? I had to continuously prove that. I’ve been trying to prove and improve. I was asking for half a million. I didn’t get paid that until I did my first Tyler Perry film.”

Despite the fact that Henson was happy with her compensation package, Mo’Nique questioned it in her interview with Comedy Hype.

“He says, ‘I’m the first person to pay Taraji P. Henson the most money she’s ever made.’ And then we say, ‘But did you pay her fairly?’ And then he said, ‘I paid her more than she’s ever made.’ What does that mean, brother?”

Mo’Nique has had beef with Perry and fellow Precious executive producer Oprah Winfrey since the movie stunned audiences in 2008. Mo’Nique won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. She has raged at the two Hollywood heavyweights ever since then and she will apparently continue to do so into the foreseeable future.

Mo’Nique mentioned the brand new Tesla that Perry bought Tiffany Haddish when the two collaborated on the Nobody’s Fool comedy film in 2018.

“When you go and buy Tiffany Haddish a car,” Monique began with husband Sidney Hicks adding, “If I give you what you are worth, you can buy your own car.”

Check out what she has to say below:

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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