Mo’Nique, DL Hughley feud over headliner status for comedy show

Comedians Mo'Nique, left, and DL Hughley have found themselves in a heated online feud.  Mo'Nique alleged during a performance on May 28, 2022, that she was supposed to be the headline performer at The Comedy Explosion but that Hughley refused to perform at the event if Mo'Nique remained the headliner.

The growing beef between comedians Mo’Nique and DL Hughley is no laughing matter.

During a performance in Detroit on Saturday, the “Almost Christmas” star and Oscar Award winner delivered a fiery opening monologue at the Fox Theater where she said she was supposed to headline.

“Y’all don’t understand the fight (I) had to go through to stand in front of y’all tonight,” Mo’Nique told the crowd, according to audience footage of the performance at 105.9 KISS-FM’s The Comedy Explosion .

Mo’Nique alleged that Hughley refused to perform at the event if Mo’Nique remained the headliner.

“That’s what the (expletive) contract says,” Mo’Nique said. “’Mo’Nique is to be the last (expletive) person on the (expletive) stage. She is the headliner. That’s what I signed the (contract for .)”

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