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Mo’Nique sues Netflix for racial and sexual discrimination

Mo’Nique and Sidney Hicks: (Photo credit: Steed Media)

Mo’Nique has decided to take Netflix to court.

The Oscar-winning actress has often voiced her displeasure with the streaming service in interviews and on social media and once called for a boycott.

But now Mo’Nique is seeking to fight through litigation, according to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ.

In the lawsuit, Mo’Nique says that Netflix practiced race-based discrimination when it negotiated her comedy special. She says Netflix offered Amy Schumer $11 million for an hourlong stand-up special, and she eventually got $13 million.

However, Mo’Nique says she was only offered $500,000 for her stand-up special.

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