Taraji P. Henson has praised Tyler Perry for cutting her the first significant paycheck she ever received, but according to Mo'Nique, Tyler did not pay Taraji her true worth.
"I think the industry knew I was talented. But it's about money. Are you bankable? I had to continuously prove that. I've been trying to prove and improve. I was asking for half a million. I didn't get paid that until I did my first Tyler Perry film," Taraji said a few months back.
But Mo'Nique thinks that the director took advantage of Taraji just like the other Hollywood directors.
"He says, 'I'm the first person to pay Taraji P. Henson the most money she's ever made.' And then we say, 'But did you pay her fairly?' And then he said, 'I paid her more than she's ever made.' What does that mean, brother?" the comedian questioned.
Check out Mo'Nique's interview with Comedy Hype below. Is Mo'Nique right?