Mo’Nique and Steve Harvey hash it out on a televised heart-to-heart

On Steve Harvey’s show last week, Mo’Nique sat down and things got rather heated, rather quickly.

You see, Mo’Nique is still mad about who did or did not have her back when she went public last year about Netflix not wanting to pay her what she’s worth for a comedy special.

So when Harvey asked her why she became tagged as difficult to work with, well, that didn’t sit right with her.

“We got labeled as ‘difficult’ because I said one word — and that was ‘no,’” she stated. “Now I said no to some very powerful people.. .the difficulty came in when people that looked like me, like Oprah, Tyler, Lee Daniels and I got to put my brother Steve on the list,” she added. “Y’all knew that I was not wrong. Each one of you said to me, ‘Mo’Nique, you’re not wrong.’ And when I heard you go on the air and say, ‘My sister burned too many bridges, and it’s nothing I can do for her now,’ Steve, do you know how hurt I was?”

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