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One of the big three filmmakers/producers from the Oscar-winning film Precious finally responded publicly to comedienne-actress Mo’Nique’s ceaseless campaign to convince fans that she’s been “black-balled.” Director Lee Daniels, 58, who got his breakthrough on the momentous 2009 film that earned Mo’Nique, 50, an Academy Award for Best Actress, bluntly said she “needs to shut…

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From strictly legal and financial standpoints, “Empire” director Lee Daniels says he does not owe Damon Dash a single cent. But Daniels going to give Dash the $2 million he invested in his movies because he says without Dash, Daniels may not have gone on to become the meteorically-rising Hollywood power player he is. Dash…

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Fans of embattled actress and comedian Mo’Nique say she may be the clear winner in the drama currently unfolding between Rock-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash and director Lee Daniels. Dash recently put Daniels, director of the Academy Award-winning film Precious and creator of the popular TV series “Empire,” on full blast at a Diana Ross concert in an attempt…

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If you thought the saga between actress-comedienne Mo’Nique  and mogul movie director Tyler  Perry was over — think again. Rolling out has obtained never before heard phone conversations of Mo’nique, her husband-manager Sydney and Tyler Perry. In the recordings, Tyler admits that the “difficult to work with” brand which has been attributed to Mo’Nique was…

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The “Men of Power and Influence” series spotlights amazing Black men and their accomplishments on their journey to success. These men represent brilliance, excellence, prestige and influence, and are leading the charge for the next generation of young men to become successful influencers in their own right. Today we spotlight actor Richard Gallion, a writer, director…

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Kind, conscientious, courageous and refreshingly candid Vivica A. Fox has proven that as Hollywood careers go, second acts are often the sweetest. The multi-hyphenate actress-director-beauty entrepreneur-author is embracing life and not looking back, except to pull from her well of wisdom for her new memoir, Every Day I’m Hustling. And, if you know Fox like…

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  Mo’Nique produced a podcast to announce that movie magnate Tyler Perry called her from the Bahamas after he watched the video where she made her “s— my d—” comment at him, Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey. The acerbic and acid-tongued comedian believes the trio of Hollywood influencers have black-balled her in the industry. Mo’Nique claims that Perry apologized to…

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Many people were taken aback by comedienne-actress Mo’Nique’s profanity-laced and vulgar tirade against director Lee Daniels (“Empire” co-creator), studio owner/director Tyler Perry and billionaire Oprah Winfrey a few weeks back. Interesting choice of targets considering the three are among the most influential figures in not only Black Hollywood but the movie/TV industry, as a whole.…

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“The Real” co-host Adrienne Bailon blasted comedian Mo’Nique for her profanity-laced diatribe about Lee Daniels, Oprah and Tyler Perry during her stand-up routine at the Apollo recently — and her co-workers had to step in and try to shut it down. Mo’Nique believes that Daniels, Perry and Oprah have blackballed her in Hollywood since her Academy Award-winning performance…

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As rolling out previously reported, Mo’Nique ripped apart Lee Daniels, Oprah and Tyler Perry during a scorched-earth comedy routine at the historic Apollo Theater last weekend. She says the triumvirate of Hollywood power brokers have effectively blackballed — or as Mo’Nique prefers to say, “white-balled” — the comedian from the movie making business. But while she was…

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What was supposed to be the greatest and proudest period of comedic actor Mo’Nique’s life wound up being the time when her movie and television career crashed into a thousand pieces. Back in 2010, Mo’Nique was seemingly atop the movie world when she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her brilliantly gritty portrayal of an abusive…

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The Black AIDS Institute’s Heroes in the Struggle Gala and Award Celebration honors in a star-studded event and photographic tribute individuals who over the past year have made a heroic contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS. Lee Daniels is the Academy Award-winning filmmaker of films like Precious, The Paperboy, The Butler and Monster’s Ball, and…

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It’s undeniable that Lee Daniels’ skills as a writer and producer have made him a notable success story in Hollywood, but one of the things that has made him a superstar amongst the public is his fearlessness while speaking his mind, whether right or wrong, for the world to see. And recently Daniels did just that as…

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