Mo’Nique calls out DL Hughley after alleged contract dispute

Looks like Mo’Nique had a few things to get off her chest during her set for The Comedy Explosion at the Fox Theater in Detroit, Michigan! Mo took aim at DL Hughley over an alleged contract dispute over Mo’Nique headlining the show.

“That’s what the fucking contract says, Mo’Nique has to be the last fucking person on the Godd**n stage. She’s the headliner. That’s what I signed the contract for Mo’Nique told the audience.

In different clips that have surfaced online, Mo can be heard calling DL a “coon” and a “b***hn***a”. She even seems to comment on her sexuality, saying, “Your name is DL, what does that mean? How far do you lean…”

Mo’Nique concluded his rant by clarifying that “he played with the wrong one.” DL has since responded to Mo’s comments with an Instagram post.

“All you have to do is check the order of the names on last night’s ticket stub and you’ll see who’s confused,” DL said. “Against my best judgment, despite my team’s objections and 4 other occasions where I said NO, I decided to take a chance and work with Monique. Oprah was the problem, Tyler Perry was the problem, Charlamagne was the problem, Steve Harvey was the problem, Lee Daniels was the problem, Netflix was the problem… Now it’s MY turn. At some point, it can’t be everyone, IT’S YOU!! Lesson learned. I had nothing personal against Monique… People paid a lot of money to laugh, not here about your contract. Apparently, the role you played in PRECIOUS turned out to be an autobiography. I wonder who’s next…”

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