Mo’Nique established herself as one of the better actors and comedians in the industry right now. The veteran actress sued Netflix in the past over discrimination, retaliation lawsuit. Mo’Nique and Netflix have reached an agreement to end their legal battle.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mo’Nique and Netflix have filed a motion in court to dismiss the complaint. The settlement’s specifics, however, have not yet been made public. Michael Park, the comedian’s lawyer, claimed the situation had been “amicably resolved.”

In 2019, Mo’Nique sued Netflix for gender discrimination and retaliation. She claimed that after meeting with Netflix executives, she was only given $500K for a stand-up special. She claimed that the streamer was undervaluing her owing to gender and color bias, citing other comedians like as Amy Schumer and Chris Rock who were paid up to 40 times more for a one-hour special than she was.

Netflix reportedly offered or paid Rock, [Dave] Chappelle, [Ellen] Degeneres, and [Ricky] Gervais forty (40) times more per show than it offered Mo’Nique, and it offered Schumer twenty-six (26) times more per show than Mo’Nique. In short, Netflix’s offer to Mo’Nique perpetuates the drastic wage gap forced upon Black women in America’s workforce.

Mo’Nique claimed she turned down Netflix’s original offer and they didn’t bother to bargain further. According to her, that was a breach of California’s fair employment and civil rights laws, which are intended to redress pay disparities in the workplace for Black women. The matter has finally been amicably resolved.

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