Word on the curb is that The Mo’Nique Show is on the chopping block!
BET’s late night talk show, hosted by Monica Imes AKA Mo’Nique along with her sidekick Rodney Perry, would have started its third season this fall but rumor has it, the show has been cancelled.
The Academy award winning actress/comedienne, who was just honored by Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation, has been plagued in recent months with reports of disputes between she and some of her higher ups at the network.
Besides all the talk show hoopla, Mo’Nique is reportedly scheduled to appear in a new new movie called “Bumped,” which is currently in pre-production.
If BET really does can The Mo’Nique Show, will you miss it?
*UPDATE 7/27/11 ~ 3:38pm: Rodney Ho of AJC’s Radio & TV Talk just confirmed that the show has been cancelled. He received confirmation of the cancellation from Comedian Rodney Perry via text message.
At about 1:30 p.m., I called Rodney Perry, who was Mo’Nique’s sidekick on the show. He said he was running into a meeting and didn’t answer my question. While I was at lunch over at the mall court, at 1:40 p.m. EST, he texted me:
“I was told indefinite hiatus.” READ MORE
So now that you know for sure… do you still feel the same?
In case you missed it:
Mo’Nique Honored at Big Boi’s Big Kidz Foundation 5 Year Celebration… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]
Mo’Nique “Not Happy” About her Brother’s Oprah Appearance… [VIDEO]
Donnell Jones Performs on The Mo’Nique Show [VIDEO]
Mo’Nique Talks “Hairy Legs” & “Open Marriage” With Barbara Walters…
Did Mo’Nique Boycott the 2011 Academy Awards?