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World Dispatch: Why Mo’Nique deserves better

How long will she have to defend her bankability to Hollywood? Today on The Outline World Dispatch.

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World Dispatch: Why Mo’Nique deserves better

How long will she have to defend her bankability to Hollywood? Today on The Outline World Dispatch.

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Conversations about Mo’Nique always seem to go like this. After calling for a boycott of Netflix over a bad deal for a comedy special, the longtime entertainer has been met with skepticism, a lot of it rooted in her reputation. I spoke with Outline staff writer Ann-Derrick Gaillot about why a lot of critique aimed at her misses the point: Mo’Nique is simply asking for more.

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