"I Was Supposed to Play Cookie"
In celebrity news, Oscar winner and comedian, Monique, is firing back at Lee Daniels after he said the reason why she blackballed after her Oscar win in 2010 was because she 'did not play the game' meaning she was difficult to work with. She reveals in a exclusive interview with Inside Edition revealing that she was offered the tole of Cookie is new FOX hit show 'Empire'. She was even given the script for role as well. The role went actress Taraj B Henson.
"Maybe four days had gone by, and I hadn't heard anything. So I'm trying to reach out to him to say, what time do I need to be in? Where do I need to be? When he finally returned the call, he says listen, the executives at Fox said that you're difficult."