“It’s a Boycott: Dang Mama. “

The issue of race and gender pay disparity has come up again this time with Actress and comedian Mo’Nique, not afraid to be outspoken, recently called out Netflix for an offer that was considerably less than her comedian colleagues.

The Parkers 99–2004 on UPN

The Academy Award-winning actress took to Instagram with a video saying, ” I am asking that you stand with me and boycott Netflix for gender bias and color bias. I was offered a $500,000 deal last week to do a comedy special. However, Amy Schumer was offered $11 million, Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle $20 million.”

She then pointed out that after a renegotiation, Schumer’s deal was upped to $13 million. Netflix also pointed out that Rock and Chappelle are legends.

Now, Nikki Parker I love you, I know your career from Comic View, to The Parker and Comedy specials. You are funny, smart and well deserving of at least 1- 2 million but you will not get Amy, Chris,or Dave money because you trying to get result from a business with you atholets and not hard core numbers. You can talk a wonderful game and you should this Boycott to help leverage and secure a better deal. From a business point of view when you are talking to a group of white men who don't know who our community is they don't believe you that you can pull in those number.

Now, Nikki Parker, I love you, I know your career from Comic View to The Parker and Comedy specials. You are funny, smart and well deserving of at least 1- 2 million but you will not get Amy, Chris, or Dave money because you trying to get the result from a business with you athletes and not hardcore numbers. You can talk a wonderful game and you should this Boycott to help leverage and secure a better deal. From a business point of view when you are talking to a group of white men who don’t know who our community is they don’t believe you that you can pull in those number.

Steve Harvey explain the issue with the industry is not that we don’t watch shows it the fact that we ( black people) didn’t at the time have Nelson rating system in our tv to record the actual rating that we had. That is actually an issue with our community because of the digital divide that faces many Americans, high-end television where the first of this issue.

Fast forward to 2018 where Nelson now allows you to track data of your favorite shows via twitter, facebook and Instagram many popular crossover artists have learned ed to use this as leverage.

Netflix is also in 150 countries let be honest Monique I haven’t seen you sell out a show in Demark or even gonna not saying that you could not do it.but it’s prob not on your resume.

Her target demographic is usually black women, the lower economic status than the average Netflix user ( personal opinion).
She doesn’t do a lot high witty comedy that would get you on comedy central, and she stays in the chitlin circuit.

The Oscar should have help you cross over but you wanted to challenge the QUEEN Oprah who has a degree in Communication from A 1986 graduate of Tennessee State University, Oprah Winfrey. Mr. Tyler Perry who turn ATL into a Hollywood machine and made the black Church market valuable to Hollywood and Lee Daniel who been doing the thing since Purple Rain and gave us Cookie Lion.

They tried to give you the keys to the kingdom and you talked shit and didn’t do the media campaign and promo tour that everybody does for the Awards season. Fire you management whoever is telling you these things. Go out on grassroots movement and build up your Data on these sites so you can have some NUMBERS to leverage.

Precious

Even with the Oscar that you Monique won with Precious it only grossed USA: $47,395,661, 7 March 2010 Let’s say that everybody bought it for 20 a ticket it was only about 2,369,783.05 people who watch opening weekend.

The Parkers ratings:

99–00 | 22August 30, 1999 | May 22, 2000|2.6millions |#127

00–01 | 22September 4, 2000 | June 29, 2001 |2.3 millions|#156

01–02| September 10, 2001 | May 20, 2002 | 4.26 millions| #126

02–03 | September 23, 2002 | May 19, 200|33.74millions | #136

03–04 |September 15, 2003| May 10, 2004 |3.33millions| #177

Mo’Nique Online Data

Facebook- 268,248K followers

Twitter — 150K followers

Instagram — 220K followers

Now let compare this to Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer Data

Instagram 6.4m followers

Twitter — 4.17 million folowers

Facebook — 2.7 million

I’m not going to mention the Award because I agree that some bullshit because that quality of you is prob better and like I said you can act your as off. ( sidenote you should watch BLACKBIRD that was a great movie)

Netflix Data

89% are likely to be 18–24 along with a large skew aged between 25–39
Read more at https://www.business2community.com/marketing/look-new-target-audience-netflix-subscribers-01813457

Their households average above $102,000+ per year
Read more at https://www.business2community.com/marketing/look-new-target-audience-netflix-subscribers-01813457

1 in 2 Netflix users/subscribers have young children under the age of 3 at home
Read more at https://www.business2community.com/marketing/look-new-target-audience-netflix-subscribers-01813457

Source: Consumer & Media View Survey 8 (October 2015 — September 2016); Homescan data for 13 weeks ended Oct. 1, 2016
Read more at https://www.business2community.com/marketing/look-new-target-audience-netflix-subscribers-01813457

All in all, I don’t believe this was an issue about your race, size ( btw you lost a lot of weight ) or even age. if you look at the number Monique only average about 2–3 million people in her fanbase at the max.

Black people, we need to be honest we are only 13% of the population

125.9 million adult women in the United States in 2014.

Whites constitute the majority of the U.S. population, with a total of about 245,532,000 or 77.7% of the population as of 2013

8.8 million Black Americans, with about 90% of them still living in Southern states.

Monique, you don’t have a Global audience or and don’t have the pull or the crossover appeal now the ironic part is Gabby Sidibe prob will be able to negotiate a better deal in the future than you.

Well it the fact that your target audience doesn’t tweet, don’t show for shows because you haven’t sold out 20,000 venues and you have a hard time.

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