Comedian, actress Monique and director Lee Daniels buried the hatchet after a 13-year feud.
The 54-year-old artist and 62-year-old director made things right and both took to Instagram to make it official after the director said he was ‘so sorry’ for hurting the comedian and actress.
Additionally, Mo’Nique has signed on to star in the upcoming Netflix movie bundle of Daniels Demon House, Delivery time mentioned.
Resolution: Comedian, actress Monique and director Lee Daniels buried the hatchet after 13 years of feud, with the director saying he was ‘so sorry’ for hurting her
Lee and Monique posed publicly during the stand-up comedy set for her show Mo’Nique & Friends: April Fools’ Day with the Queen of Comedy.
It was held at the St. George’s Theater on Staten Island and Daniels surprised the audience when he went on stage and embraced the talent.
He told her, “I am so sorry that I hurt you in any way I did.
One fan captured the moment and posted it on Twitter with the caption, “So [I] Went to see #monique and brought #leedaniels #NoAprilFools. ‘
Update: The 54-year-old artist and 62-year-old director have corrected things and both have taken to Instagram to make it official.
The director also said while filming, ‘Yes, and she was my best friend – my best friend. You all think the Precious was just… It was working by God through both of us.
“And we’ll do it again!” He shouted in reference to Netflix’s new plans.
Both stars shared photos of them cuddling each other on Instagram and wrote, “No caption needed.”
Mo’Nique added, “I LOVE US 4 REAL” with a red heart emoji.
UNITED MESSAGE: Both stars wrote similar iterations of “No Caption Needed” on their Instagram posts
After auctioning at the top of the year, Netflix acquired Demon House, an exorcism movie bundle.
She was originally supposed to star as Octavia Spencer, but the actress experienced scheduling conflicts, which prompted Daniels to hire Mo’Nique.
Mo’Nique and Lee worked together in the critically acclaimed 2009 film, which won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
The movie star – full name Monique Angela Hicks – later said she was under fire from Hollywood for refusing to press season awards for the project unless she was paid extra.
As mentioned by award-winning actresses Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry when discussing the blackball feud.
Long History: Mo’Nique and Lee worked together on the critically acclaimed 2009 film Precious, which won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress; Seen in Los Angeles in 2010
The director’s latest response was in 2018 when he said TMZ‘I respect her [as an] An actress because she gave me her soul, but I gave her my soul.
“And for that she got a Golden Globe and an Academy Award… and it breaks my heart that she felt like we made her black.”
He emphasized, ‘No one has installed it. Mo’Nique discouraged her. And to keep talking about Oprah and me, Tyler is disrespectful.
But the two left the past behind as they prepared to work on their new project, about a family in Indiana whose children are overcome by demons.
Previous conflict: The movie star said she was attacked by Hollywood for refusing to do a press awards season for the project unless she was paid overtime; Was seen in 2010 in Los Angeles
Hicks will portray a social worker who helps the family by exorcising multiple evil spirits.
The film will also feature Glenn Close, Andra Day, Rob Morgan (Don’t Look), Caleb McLaughlin (Stranger Things), and Onjano Ellis (King Richard).
Production of the film will begin in June.
Daniels took to his Instagram Stories on Friday to share a meme in reference to the upcoming feature.
He said, “Glenn Close. Aunjanue Ellis. Andra Day. Caleb McLaughlin. In one movie?! Darling, Lee Daniels hit the JACKPOT Award!”
Excited: Daniels took to Instagram Stories on Friday to share a meme in reference to the upcoming feature
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