Comedian, Actress Mo'Nique to sue Netflix for race, gender discrimination.
“Oscar-winning actress and comedian Mo’Nique has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, accusing the streaming service of pay discrimination based on gender and racial biases.”
NBC NEWS now reports The complaint says that Netflix offered her a “low-ball” and “discriminatory” offer of $500,000 as a “talent fee” for a one-hour stand-up special, while other comedians were offered millions of dollars per special.
Mo’Nique’s Instagram post below announcing her decision to sue Netflix, Mo’Nique said, “I had a choice to make: I could accept what I felt was pay discrimination or I could stand up for those who came before me and those who will come after me. I chose to stand up.”