Award winning comedian, Mo’Nique, breaks down in tears while sharing Whoopi Goldberg told her to not worry about the talents coming up.
She added that Goldberg kept stressing that she not be concerned with the women coming up behind her, which Mo’Nique claimed made her uneasy.
“To stand in my sister’s dressing room, and she says to me, ‘You can’t be worried about the one coming up.’ What if Moms Mabley didn’t worry about you?” she said. “What if those ones didn’t make it better for us? So, I tried not to take it personal, but it’s personal. Because these are the women I look to. So, I don’t want the little girl who’s not here yet… or a little girl down the street at the juice bar… I don’t want her to walk away and say, ‘That ain’t who I thought she was.'”