Hey fangirls and guys! It’s Monique here! Jill was kind enough to let me drop in and share a little something, something with you all. Call it a blast from the not-so-distant past. Are you ready? Okay, here we go.
I may not be a fan of everything comedian and Academy Award-winning actress, Mo’Nique, has performed in, but the response to her call to boycott Netflix has me vexed. The immediate dismissal and caricature of her argument could be seen as another facet of respectability politics – and in some aspect, misogynoir.