Mo'Nique says her career hasn't changed since winning an Oscar two years ago for "Precious." In fact, her Hollywood reputation apparently took a hit as a result.
The comedienne turned actress tells The Hollywood Reporter that she isn’t exactly flooded with film offers since hoisting the gleaming statuette in 2013. She says by not “playing the game,” Hollywood speak for not following all the Oscar campaign by-laws, she appeared unpredictable in the eyes of her peers.
For Mo’Nique, it was an honor to be nominated. Winning, though, was another story.
She still has a rare statuette in her possession, which she can hold high while watching this weekend’s Oscars telecast.
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