'Precious': Mo'Nique

Mom or monster? Mo'Nique showed everything but her funny side in "Precious," as Mary, a dysfunctional and self-absorbed abuser. Mary's rage peaks when her daughter Precious gives birth to her second child by incest (Precious and her son share the same father). Jealous and upset by her daughter’s hopes of getting out of the Harlem projects, she hits Precious and drops her newborn baby on the floor.
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