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Rodney Perry: Before Hiring Me, Mo’Nique Took My Wife on a Shopping Spree

Some bosses know how to woo talent. And from what Rodney Perry tells us, Mo’Nique is the poster girl for that skill.

Interviewed on The Mutha Knows Show, Rodney—who hosted his own BlogTalkRadio show before being hired by BET last year as co-host of The Mo’Nique Show—recounts how he came to work side-by-side with the funny lady who’d go on to win an Oscar.

CAPTION: "What I'm learning from Mo'Nique is not only how to be the main person on a TV show," Rodney (above with his boss lady) tells us. "But how to be the executive producer." tells us.

"What I'm learning from Mo'Nique is not only how to be the main person on a TV show," Rodney (above with his boss lady) tells us. "But how to be the executive producer."

“Her assistant was a fan of mine, so her assistant was telling her you got to see this guy—this Rodney Perry is funny, blah, blah—and she came out to see me at The Comedy Store in L.A.,” Rodney tells host Mutha.

“And she sought me out probably two days later. She found my number, called me out of the blue. I get a call from Mo’Nique.

“Now imagine what that’s like. I’ve never talked Continue reading