*Lee Daniels issued this statement to THR in response:
“Mo’nique is a creative force to be reckoned with. Her demands through Precious were not always in line with the campaign. This soured her relationship with the Hollywood community. I consider her a friend. I have and will always think of her for parts that we can collaborate on. However, the consensus among the creative teams and powers thus far were to go another way with these roles.”
Wonder who blackballed Mo’Nique… Hmmmm something about the “her demands were not always in line with the campaign” line make us think Oprah or TP may have had an issue. We hope her and Lee’s friendship will continue despite these issues though.