Celebrity Interviews

Mekhi Phifer speaks on the "Black-ball" issue within Hollywood, Praises Mo'Nique for her talents & eases the conversation by beating Sway at a Game of Poker

By Maria-Karmina Landicho

The Harlem native, Mekhi Phifer — came through to speak on a few upcoming events and also touched on a few serious issues, as well.

First and foremost, the Insurgent star speak on his newest piece of work. As a part of The Divergent Series, “Insurgent – Shatter Reality” also includes big names like Kate Winslet and Miles Teller. Get a 2-minute experience of the tri-logy:

Mekhi goes on in giving his two-sense about the “Black-balled” issue going on surrounding Hollywood. In the midst of the conversation, Mekhi finds himself praising Mo’Nique in her talents. And just as the great actor that he is, Mekhi was able to switch from one role to another at the drop of a dime, when Sway challenged him to a game of Poker. You’d be shocked to see who ends up winning!


Icon of hip-hop culture and a pivotal part of the MTV News team, Sway has been a staple of the music-news arena for more than a decade. From giving Eminem, Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac their very first radio airplay on his local show in the mid-’90s to providing television viewers with their first good look at some of today’s hottest celebrities in music, film, fashion and sports. Sway has been there for some of music and the world’s biggest moments.

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