DL Hughley cites Mo’Nique’s multiple showbiz feuds after she tore him up over billing on the Detroit show

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The Latest: DL Hughley cited Mo'Nique's previous show business feuds in an Instagram post Sunday after she tore him up onstage during a show they both performed in on Saturday at Detroit's Fox Theater

DL Hughley has hit back at Mo’Nique after the comedian complained about being headlined at a comedy gig in Detroit.

On her set, Mo’Nique, 54, named Hughley, 59, as she felt offended she wasn’t the clear headliner for Sunday night’s show The Comedy Explosion, which also featured comedian Aida Rodriguez and was hosted by Josh adams

She also claimed Hughley refused to do the show if it meant going on stage in front of her.

Hughley then shared a frame of Mo’Nique from the 2009 film Precious in an Instagram post addressing her tirade.

Hughley cited a number of entertainment businessmen and companies with whom Mo'Nique had publicly raised issues in the past to illustrate their history of professional grievances

The Latest: DL Hughley cited Mo’Nique’s previous show business feuds in an Instagram post Sunday after she tore him up onstage during a show they both performed in on Saturday at Detroit’s Fox Theater

“All you have to do is check the order of the names on last night’s ticket stub and you’ll see who’s confused,” the comedian said. “Against my better judgment, despite objections from my team and four other occasions where I’ve said NO, I’ve decided to take a risk and work with Monique.”

Hughley cited a number of entertainment businessmen and companies with whom Mo’Nique had publicly raised issues in the past to illustrate their history of professional grievances.

“Oprah was the problem, Tyler Perry was the problem, Charlamagne was the problem, Steve Harvey was the problem, Lee Daniels was the problem, Netflix was the problem… Now it’s my turn,” Hughley said. “At some point it can’t be everyone anymore, IT’S YOU!! Lesson learned… I wonder who’s next…’

The Los Angeles native said he had “nothing personal against Monique” when he walked on Saturday’s show and said she got off course in her comedy set when she complained about her placement on the show.

Hughley then shared a frame of Mo'Nique from the 2009 film Precious in an Instagram post addressing her tirade

Hughley then shared a frame of Mo’Nique from the 2009 film Precious in an Instagram post addressing her tirade

In her set on Saturday, Mo'Nique said she specifically signed on to be the lead on the show and accused Hughley of threatening not to perform if he had to go ahead of her

In her set on Saturday, Mo’Nique said she specifically signed on to be the lead on the show and accused Hughley of threatening not to perform if he had to go ahead of her

Mo'Nique said,

Mo'Nique said she had one

Mo’Nique said, “The contract said to be the headliner, but … DL Hughley turned into an ass and said, ‘I won’t perform if she does that … I won’t go out if she does that’ ‘… So if I leave this motherf***er, the headliner’s gone’

“People paid a lot of money to laugh and not hear about your contract,” he said.

Hughley added, “Apparently the role you played in PRECIOUS turned out to be autobiographical,” a nod to the 2009 film in which she won an Oscar for playing Mary, the moody, abusive, and manipulative mother of the title character. won.

Hughley also released a recording of an advertisement for the show listing his name in front of Mo’Nique’s.

“ANSWER ME THAT… WHEN DID YOU MENTION THE ‘HEADLINER’ DOWN AND LAST?’ he said, later adding the hashtags #TeamDL and #talktoyourpeople.

Hughley also released a recording of an advertisement for the show listing his name in front of Mo'Nique's

Hughley also released a recording of an advertisement for the show listing his name in front of Mo’Nique’s

In her set on Saturday, Mo’Nique said she specifically signed on to headline the show and accused Hughley of threatening not to perform if he had to go ahead of her.

“The contract – the damn contract says Ab**** is the headliner – the headliner – let me say it again, the headliner,” Mo’Nique said. “It says so in the damn contract, Mo’Nique is supposed to be the last damn person on the… stage, she’s the headliner. I fucking signed up for this, I’ve been at it for over 30 years and mothering it and I’m not opening up to anyone.

She continued, “The contract said to headliner, the contract said to headliner, the contract said to headliner but… DL Hughley turned into an ass and said, ‘I’m not going to perform if she does that… . I won’t go out if she does.

Mo’Nique said she had a “history” with Hughley and said he had publicly criticized her professionally in the past without provocation.

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