Netflix Settles in Mo'Nique's Racial and Gender Bias Lawsuit

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The issue has been amicably settled,' said Michael Parks, a representative for Mo'Nique.

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It appears that the ongoing legal dispute with Netflix and the Oscar-winning star Mo'Nique is finally come to an agreement.

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It was revealed on Wednesday that announced that the streaming service and comedian had agreed to a settlement in which ..

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The Hollywood Reporter reporting that both parties had made a move to dismiss the suit, though the specifics of the settlement haven't been revealed at this time.

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As previously published via The Root, Mo'Nique had filed a suit in November of 2019 together with her legal staff, claiming that "despite Mo'Nique's lengthy list of credits and documented history of comedy success,

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When Netflix provided her with an employment offer for an exclusive stand-up-comedy show, Netflix made a lowball offer that was just one-third of the amount Netflix compensated others (non-Black female) comedians."

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To be precise for clarity, for the sake of clarity, comedians from his past were offered $500,000 to host an Netflix special

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which is significantly lower than other comedians Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle who were each offered $20 million.

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It was also a less attractive offer than comedian Amy Schumer who negotiated payments from $11 million mark to $13 million in the end.

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These figures have led The Precious actress to think that the initial offer of the streamers is "discriminatory," citing specifically the past of paying less to Black women in various fields.

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In the retaliation, Netflix took the offer off the table completely This caused Mo'Nique to sue Netflix for refusing talk to the company again.

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FInal status: Neither Mo’Nique nor Netflix have commented on the settlement.

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