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Mo’Nique Comes for Oprah Over Taraji P. Henson’s ‘The Color Purple’ Issues | VIDEO

Mo'Nique Comes for Oprah Over Taraji P. Henson's 'The Color Purple' Issues
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*In a kind of “See, I told y’all” moment, Mo’Nique is speaking out on Taraji P. Henson‘s Hollywood pay situation as she came for Oprah Winfrey for not standing behind her “sisters.”

As we’ve reported,  in recent weeks Henson has been making headlines after raising issues regarding the way cast members were treated while working on “The Color Purple.”

The issue has brought back memories of similar issues Mo’Nique dealt with a few years back. However, at the time she was basically dismissed by almost everybody.

Flash forward to a few days ago at the Golden Globes ceremony where, during a Gayle King interview, Winfrey spoke on the controversy as a co-producer of “The Color Purple.”

“Everything got handled,” she said of issues on set. “It’s so disturbing to me because why is my name even in this conversation? I’ve been the champion for everybody.”

Welp, as we said up top, Mo’Nique, via an interview with The Root, has responded to Oprah’s comments to which she – not surprisingly – totally disagrees.

“Everything was, ‘Didn’t I champion for y’all?’ I was like, ‘Stop it. You didn’t champion for those Black women, for our sisters,” Mo’Nique said. “What [she] did was, ‘We can treat them like we always treat them, who gon’ check me boo? I’m Oprah Winfrey.'”

She added: “You know everything should have been done when you showed up…Now when you hear our beautiful sisters saying, ‘yeah but it got fixed,’ it’s like we’re making it worse.”

“So, when Oprah Winfrey sits at the helm and Taraji P. Henson says, ‘It’s an honor that we were hand-picked for this movie,’ Well if they were hand-picked for that movie, those women should have been taken care of from the moment go.”

At this point, people in general and peers have joined the conversation, noting how Black women in the entertainment industry have always been treated unfairly, and undervalued by their white and male counterparts.

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