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Mo’Nique has been given the go-ahead to continue with her race and gender discrimination lawsuit against Netflix. The Precious actress filed documents last year in which she alleged the streaming service had offered her significantly less money for a comedy special in comparison to her fellow male and white comedians and the on Thursday, July…

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Finally, some positive news billowing out of the Mo’Nique camp. The caustic comedienne, who is currently more famous for the people she has beef with (Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry) than the Oscar-winning movie they made together (2008’s Precious), is in a celebratory mood after conquering her long-awaited, hard-fought fitness goal. The 51-year-old Baltimore…

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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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Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe is going to join the cast of  “Empire” next season as a whole new woman. The Oscar-nominated actress (2009’s Precious) attempted to break the internet with a sizzling picture that she has posted on social media. Sidibe looks phenomenal with a new stylish hairstyle. The actress-turned-filmmaker has ditched her black and brown…

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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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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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Happy 46th birthday Mo’Nique! The Academy Award-winning actress (2009’s Precious), comedian and talk show host has 8-year-old twin boys named Jonathan and David. Interesting fact: She worked as a telephone operator while launching her stand-up act. Mo’Nique was most recently in the news for her dramatic 82-pound weight loss. Check out pics of Mo’Nique in the…

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In honor of Lee Daniels latest film “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey and Cuba Gooding Jr., we’re breaking down 5 films you need to know by the renowned black film director. Check them out below. – ruthie hawkins/@ruubabie

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Hairstylist, and entrepreneur, Ming Lee, recently celebrated the grand opening of her salon, Snob Life Studio, in the Castleberry District of Atlanta, GA. Snob Life Studio is a luxurious space of white, silver, and sparkle, fit for any woman to feel glamorous while receiving professional beauty services. Ming Lee arrived in horse & carriage, and graced the white carpet with Karen Civil, a prominent …

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Paula Patton is one of the hottest actresses in the game today. She has been in some of the most critically acclaimed movies of this decade including Idlewild, Mission Impossible and Precious. Not just a pretty face, this tall brunette bombshell has also attended the University of Southern California and the University of California Berkeley.…

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After displaying a noteworthy performance in Precious, Lenny Kravitz is pushing forward in the world of Hollywood. The rocker has nabbed a role in the upcoming film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling trilogy, The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a futuristic sci-fi film set in the country of Panem, the post-apocalyptic remains of a…

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