Monique’s Top 10

Monique’s Top 10

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Monique is STILL trying to get the world to join her in the boycott against Netflix. This whole thing started after Amy Schumer received $13 million for her Netflix special, but Monique was only offered $500,000. Netflix told Monique it was due to Amy’s popularity; she sold out Madison Square Garden twice and had a hit movie last year. Monique then went on to say she had a very good resume as well and even called herself the most decorated comedian alive.

Monique had some balls to have a statement like that come out of her mouth. And yes, Monique has been around for a long time putting in work, so here is a list of Monique’s Top 10 (not in order):

  1. The Parkers (1994-2004)
  2. Good Fences (Showtime Television Movie, 2003) – Won Award: Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television; Nominated: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
  3. Hosted BET Awards in 2003, 2004 (opened show dancing to Beyonce “Crazy in Love”), 2007 (performed Beyonce “Deja Vu”)
  4. Soul Plane (2004) – Nominated BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie
  5. Phat Girls (2006) 
  6. Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
  7. Precious (2009) –  Won Awards: Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize,  African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Best Supporting Actress Award, BET Award for Best supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Support Actress, Best Supporting Actress awards from the Stockholm International Film Festival, the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, the Boston Society of Film Critics, the New York Film Critics Online, the New York Film Critics Circle, the Southeastern Film Critics Association, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle, the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, the Las Vegas Film Critics Society, the Utah Film Critics Association, the Detroit Film Critics Society, the Indiana Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society, the National Society of Film Critics Awards, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and the Critics Choice Awards.  Time magazine ranked Mo’Nique’s outstanding performance as the Best Female Performance of 2009. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Independent Spirit Award, and the BAFTAAward. (Wiki)
  8. The Mo’Nique Show (2009-2011)
  9. Bessie (HBO Television Movie, 2015) – Nominated Awards: Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries, Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries, Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Ensemble in a TV Moviee or Miniseries, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
  10. Almost Christmas (2016)

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