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According to a press release from TV One, the network’s  “News One Now will air its first-ever primetime special with the Oscar® winning actress Mo’Nique on Sunday, March 22 at 10pm Eastern.

Recently recorded in Atlanta, Host and Managing Editor Roland Martin sat down for a one-on-one interview to discuss the recent controversy surrounding reports that Mo’Nique experienced backlash following her groundbreaking role in “Precious.”

Mo’Nique also opened up about wage inequality in Hollywood, her current approach to sustaining a career in the entertainment industry and her role in the upcoming independent film “Blackbird.”

“NewsOneNow has featured some of today’s top Blacks in Hollywood, whether its Eddie Murphy, Tyler Perry, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington or directors Spike Lee, Ava DuVernay and Gina Prince-Bythewood. But we don’t just focus on their latest project; we also offer them a platform to speak about the business of Hollywood, and the political issues and challenges they face as African Americans,” said Martin. “We are pleased to extend and deepen the discussion in our first primetime special with the multi-talented and award-winning  Mo’Nique, who offered our audience never-before-revealed information, as well as her focus on charting her own path to success in the entertainment industry.”