Last month, (Jan. 19) Mo'Nique made waves online after calling for a boycott Netflix. The legendary actress and comic accused the streaming platform gender and racial bias while negotiating a special with the company. She posted to social media, “Please stand with me. I love us.” Saturday, (Feb. 24) Chance The Rapper showed support for the 50-year-old with a series tweets.
Initially, Mo'Nique was allegedly fered $500,000 from Netflix for a comedy special, which she deemed disrespectful compared to Amy Schumer, who she alleges received $13 million. Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle were both reportedly fered $20 million for their specials. The Almost Christmas star refused to accept the low-ball fer and took her talents to shows like Sway In The Morning, The Breakfast Club, and The View to explain her side the story. Charlamagne Tha God previously gave her Donkey the Day for her call to boycott Netflix on Jan. 22.
After Mo'Nique appeared on The Breakfast Club Friday (Feb. 23), she began trending again, as she squared f with CThaGod. The video has amassed over two million views in just three days. Chance The Rapper followed Jada Pinkett-Smith and Wanda Sykes as staunch supporters for the Baltimore, MD native.
The Chicago rapper ripped f a series tweets, “I’m With Mo’Nique,” he said. “Anybody remember when Mo’Nique filmed a special in a women’s correctional facility?” in reference to her 2007 comedy special, I Could’ve Been Your Cellmate. “Black women. You deserve better,” Chance concluded.
Check out Chance's tweets below.