Who wouldn't? Less than four years ago, she was an ordinary working stiff. These days, being [Mo'Nique] (the last name, if you must know, is Watkins) means limousine rides to engagements, television appearances on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," owning a comedy club and dissing Baltimore's mayor to his face.
"The first time I met Mo'Nique was when I visited her comedy club," Mr. [Kurt Schmoke] said later. "My wife and I were both overwhelmed by her charm and her humor. Mo'Nique's energy level is enough to light up the NationsBank Tower at night."
"And if you all are dissatisfied, think how we women feel," Mo'Nique tells the listening audience. "When you meet me, men, just tell me upfront! Say, `Hi, Mo'Nique. How're you doing? I'm dissatisfied.' "