Mo’Nique is still busying herself with other women’s pockets. First, she shed tears over Whoopi Goldberg‘s allegedly paltry salary after 10 years on “The View.” And now she is asking if Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson was paid “fairly” by Tyler Perry. Back in June, Henson said Tyler Perry finally paid her closer to her… The post Mo’Nique demands to know if Tyler Perry paid Taraji P. Henson fairly appeared first on Rolling Out.
Dave Chappelle will soon add the coveted Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to his growing list of honors and recognition. Chappelle will receive the award at the Kennedy Center in New York in October. As the 22nd recipient, Chappelle will join an elite list of the world’s funniest comedians, performers and authors. Past winners… The post Dave Chappelle adds Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to list of honors appeared first on Rolling Out.
When it comes to comedy, subjects that were unacceptable for mainstream America were the norm in small Black clubs. Comedians such as Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Richard Pryor and Moms Mabley were popular first in clubs on the “Chitlin’ Circuit” in urban hubs. Subject-matter material in these clubs frequently included jokes about race relations, women… The post A conversation with Luenell: When does Black comedy become hurtful? appeared first on Rolling Out.
Acerbic comedian D.L. Hughley offered up his filter-free opinion on the Bill Cosby sex scandal, recent trial and what he thinks will be the legendary comedian’s fate. During an appearance on Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live,” the married father of three predicts Cosby, 81, will actually have to serve time in prison, something that… The post Comedian D.L. Hughley recalls Bill Cosby confrontation appeared first on Rolling Out.