Mo’Nique Retweets Ousting Of Netflix Honcho Over Racist Remarks

Comedienne and actress Mo’Nique unsuccessfully led a boycott against streaming giant NetFlix over what she claimed was racism and sexism in their decision to offer her a relatively small sum of money to host a comedy special, while offering White comedians and males more than 10 times the offer she got.

NetFlix argued that Mo’s glory days are long behind her, and she got offered what they believed she was worth.

Yesterday, Mo’Nique might have gotten some vindication–and some satisfaction, too–after NetFlix showed a communications executive, Jonathan Friedland, the door thanks to his choice to use using the N-word in multiple workplace meetings, according to reports.

Friendland claimed he made the N-word references “in comedy”:

“I’m leaving Netflix after seven years,” said Friedland in a statement to The Hollwood Reporter. “Leaders have to be beyond reproach in the example we set and unfortunately I fell short of that standard when I was insensitive in speaking to my team about words that offend in comedy. I feel awful about the distress this lapse caused to people at a company I love and where I want everyone to feel included and appreciated.–Friedland Exit Statement

Mo’Nique undertook a bitter public PR battle with Netflix–with limited results–after she says she got offered $500,000 for the same kind of show that fellow comic Amy Schumer was offered $13 million for.

Mo didn’t directly address Friedland’s firing on Twitter–BUT, she did retweet a follower’s mention of it:

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