On February 8th, 2011, 2Face/TuFace appeared on the Mo’Nique show to discuss his career, teach Mo’Nique a few Nigerian street slangs and perform ‘African Queen,’ accompanied by Nigerian-American recording artist NAIRA. The episode aired on July 21st, 2011. Check it out and enjoy the clips.
Ladybrillemag.com told you about Korto’s appearance on the Mo’Nique show. Korto is the first designer to have her designs displayed on the Mo’Nique show. The Ladybrille designer, when she is introduced, gets quickly comfortable with her audience. She talks about her experience on Project Runway, her Liberian heritage, her life[...]
Dressed in a Tadashi Shoji gown, Mo’Nique accepted her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and of course everyone wondered what she would say! Listen to her acceptance speech. ~Photocredit: Warner bros.
Hollywood Actress and Ladybrille woman, Mo’nique, won an Oscar at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in the film ‘Precious’ held yesterday at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Ladybrillemag.com predicted the win when we interviewed Mo’Nique last year. We are so proud of her. She has been a[...]
‘Precious’ won six gongs at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Annual Image Awards in Los Angeles. The film bagged the awards for best movie, best independent movie and best actress for its star Gabourey Sidibe. It tells the story of the abused, illiterate Harlem teenager[...]
It’s official! Actress, Comedian and Talk Show Host Mo’Nique has been nominated for an Oscar for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ in the film Precious. This comes after Mo’Nique’s Golden Globe and SAG Award wins. Also nominated are Gabourey Sidibe, ‘Best Actress’-Precious, Morgan Freeman, ‘Best Actor’ -Invictus and Lee Daniels ‘Best Director’-Precious.
Ladybrille’s Hollywood Actress and Comedian Mo’Nique is slowing but surely gaining momentum towards what many predict will be an Oscar win. Wrapping things up with a win at the Golden Globes last week, the actress bags yet another award (Female Actor in a Supporting Role) at the Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG), yesterday.
The Golden Globe Awards serve as a precursor to what to expect at the Academy Award. You’ve seen the list of winners now check out some of the red carpet looks at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards that caught our attention. Carrie Ann Inaba in a sequin halter mermaid style[...]
Congratulations to the very Ladybrille Mo’Nique who scooped a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for her role in ‘Precious.’ Looking divine in a gold custom made Reem Accra silk gown, Mo’Nique accepted her award with a moving acceptance speech[...]
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards was held yesterday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizing the best of the best, domestic and international, in motion pictures and television. The winners are: BEST MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA • Avatar WINNER • The Hurt Locker • Inglourious Basterds • Precious • Up[...]
GABOUREY “Gabby” SIDIBE was born in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn in 1983 to R&B/Gospel singer Alice Tan Ridley, and Ibnou Sidibe, a cab driver from Senegal. After her parents separated, Gabby was raised in Harlem by her mother who supported the family by teaching Special Ed and by[...]
“Precious” film cast members and producers continue to make their rounds promoting the film. If you missed our reviews and interviews so far, be sure to check on it. Meanwhile, check out some pictures from the LA Premiere last week.
Precious is finally arriving in theaters after being the beneficiary of practically a year’s worth of buzz since winning a trio of trophies at Sundance, including that prestigious film festival’s equivalent of Best Picture. I’m happy to be the bearer of the good news that the movie more than lives[...]
Mo’Nique Imes was born on December 11, 1967 in Baltimore which is where she started her showbiz career as a stand-up comedienne on a dare a couple of decades ago. From there, she gained visibility and immense popularity with performances on “Showtime at the Apollo,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” “Apollo[...]