Lee Daniels Addresses Damon Dash, Throws Shade At Monique and Talks His Legacy | Raq Rants

  • Published on Jul 2, 2018
  • Raquel Harper sits down with Lee Daniels to address owing Damon Dash 2 million dollars, shades Monique and talks about his legacy.
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  • Remi Martin
    Remi Martin 3 days ago

    Damon dash said that $5M lawsuit didn't change Lee daniels friendship.

  • Detention Entertainment Films

    He's talking in circles, pay the man and move on. He gave you $2million, you promised to pay him back even if the film went sour, so pay him back. What's the extra shit about? "He needs it right now so I'm going to give it to him" Nah man, this ain't it.

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  • Cristian Martin
    Cristian Martin 5 days ago

    Fucc monique

  • Ritchy050
    Ritchy050 7 days ago

    I didn't think whales could survive to long out of water

  • akaziaj
    akaziaj 10 days ago

    Wtf is he talking about? Halle Berry was not the African American to be nominated for an Academy Award. Black people have a long history in cinema as directors. Oscar Micheaux in the 1940's.😒 So disingenuous.

  • Winter Tarzan Jagrup
    Winter Tarzan Jagrup 13 days ago

    Why does this guy sound like Oprah ?

  • Demi Austin-Thomas
    Demi Austin-Thomas 14 days ago

    Am I tripping...it wasn't just an investment.. its beyond business and it's your word- YOUR INTEGRITY..this brother loaned you the money when you LEE told him that you would give it back!! You blew up and became beyond intoxicated with yourself and honestly Damon should not have had to confront you about HIS money. Really! It's not that Damon needed the money...he had every right to ask you for His money-his working capital! You have made millions and more millions. Your so disrespectful and throw shade in such a condescending way! Pay him his money, plus interest and shut your face and BE HUMBLE in the words of Kendrick Lamar!

  • Sandidukes Nyambs
    Sandidukes Nyambs 15 days ago

    So I proud of us. Love the answer he gave. Mature too.

  • MsYoyo325 BKallday
    MsYoyo325 BKallday 15 days ago

    She need to kick rocks...he didnt give Monique aanything...SHE is an actor. Who does he think they are ie..him tyler n o? Yall not the Father..Son..and Holy Gost. It very disrespectful to talk about "them"...whatever...boy bye

  • MsYoyo325 BKallday
    MsYoyo325 BKallday 15 days ago +1

    I know im late..it dont matter where he asked for His$$..hell he shouldn't have had to ask. He shouldda..wouldaa..and couldda...but didnt. So hand over his dough...he need it. Now you bigging him up..you scared....

  • Maama Molapo
    Maama Molapo 19 days ago

    Pay Dame Dash... This is making us all look bad, pay the man back!!!

  • Ki-Z Wood
    Ki-Z Wood 19 days ago

    People calling themselves bi racial is a state of mind not a race which means someone who refuses to embrace their blackness!

  • Ki-Z Wood
    Ki-Z Wood 19 days ago

    Dame Dash should have told him you gonna give me my money even if you have to out there & sell ass, oh you gonna give me my money!

  • 2tonsolid
    2tonsolid 19 days ago

    yuck. the both of them. pawns.

  • stacy Jones
    stacy Jones 22 days ago

    Why black ppl can't get alone. Don't want to pay each other and all that. BS but will hurry up an pay the whiteman. But BS are on ppl. We must stick 2gether and be one as a ppl. IJS

  • Steven Banks
    Steven Banks 23 days ago

    I can't with these 😤😤, pay up queen!!

  • Emilio pino
    Emilio pino 25 days ago

    U steal ppl money

    TheNOBLECATFILMS 27 days ago

    Dame Poppington is not, by any means, the type to sneak, and do anything. The camera was there, as it will usually be, with Dame. I know, factually, there is always, a publicist, accompanying Damon Dash, everywhere. Sometimes, more than one, but at all times, a camera will be recording.
    I'll only say, of the interview, first, Raquel I'm so proud, to see your development of your new platform, you look amazing I love you. And, Mr. Daniels thank you sir, for sharing information, so critical, that, to me, helps adjust,, the communication breakdown, and process, between and, amongst, we men. It does take reflection, to fully understand things sometime, and I thank God, for yours. I am proud of you as an artist, don't know you as a person yet, but I have a great love for Dame, and have had amazing experiences with him. When investing, there will be risks, of loss. I applaud, your perspective, in just plain out, keeping it real, and lawyers out of it. Together we do great things, divided, we all lose.

  • Hope Tawney
    Hope Tawney 27 days ago

    have u called jermaine yet?? why do i think not../if ur words ur word then an amends needs to made to him along with thwe money..sounds like u learned but why no call to him????

  • paulo styles
    paulo styles 28 days ago

    Fook u all haters ,go racq,ur blessed do ur thing girl,keep on befuddling them

  • paulo styles
    paulo styles 28 days ago

    Hey babes,fook dem all, plzzzzzzzzzz,dont change a thing ur doing great,its not like even an interview,but just conversating wit ur homies,u go girl

  • Sami
    Sami Month ago

    Raq Rants is AWEFUL, please TMZ stop promoting her or a lot of people will unsubscribe and unfollow

  • Susan Perron
    Susan Perron Month ago

    My sister told me about the show I watch her on TMZ anyways I tape it it is such a good show she has so many different celebrities on and then true views are really quick I hope they still stays on there for a long long time

  • Deron Reed
    Deron Reed Month ago

    stunt queen

    J VANDERGRIFF Month ago

    and now thanx to damon not being afraid to express his frustrations and expose certain individuals and destroy their credibility is what it came to...cant believe you just didnt pay back you wouldve made a wiser investement by always paying a man back and keeping your word as a man, just my thoughts on this thats all

  • Yoliee Beltran
    Yoliee Beltran Month ago

    Wheres the fucken money

  • Justin Adamcyk
    Justin Adamcyk Month ago

    This MAN is fruity

  • Karl Jordan
    Karl Jordan Month ago

    If his so big and good at his job why he owe 2 mill and can't pay it back 😂 Black excellence WTF you don't have to pin your hopes on a lying guy who owe money 😂 look up to the real black excellence!!

  • Knockarashe
    Knockarashe Month ago

    Where is Suge Knight when you really need him. This square need to be hung from a building by his feet! Pay that man!

  • tossed but not sunk ss

    He means the streets as dames pockets

  • faizaan khan
    faizaan khan Month ago

    Dash still aint got his money

  • huge heph
    huge heph Month ago

    Tf is wrong with the interviewer. He himself knows he is wrong and it was not an investment unless it was successful. For a businessman like dame to give u the money with a handshake says a lot. Don't destroy someone's trust when they are vulnerable and giving such a large benefit of the doubt.

  • Black Power
    Black Power Month ago

    Pride co meth before the fall

  • gemini2633
    gemini2633 Month ago +1

    When you tell someone with confidence that you will get you investments back your supposed to give him his money even if was a bad investment..because he took ur word that it was a good move and he will get his money back.. its almost like a promise.

  • We Talk Weekly
    We Talk Weekly Month ago

    Great interview! It's a good thing Lee Daniels admitted to owing Damon Dash. We interviewed an Actor/Producer who claimed Lee stole his storyline "Cream" and changed the name to "Empire". It becomes hard to believe a person when they have so many accusations against them. We hope these accusations aren't true!

  • Angenet Chaskia
    Angenet Chaskia Month ago

    Girl stop it was a promise street talk any talk he owe..

  • feet eater
    feet eater Month ago

    Few good movies. No legacy. No franchise films. Like Friday. And no one comes before spike Lee and John Singleton.

  • EasySin Music
    EasySin Music Month ago

    Mfers don't understand investment vs. Loan? That's why we don't run banks and have huge corporations on a regular. My business degree told me that they are absolutely and definitively two different things!

  • Antonio Crawford
    Antonio Crawford Month ago

    Raquel u kisssing a lot of Assssss dame u want a roll badd asf

  • Aboutjohn747
    Aboutjohn747 Month ago

    Just pay the man.

  • SmallTime
    SmallTime Month ago

    Lee Daniels Got My RESPECT By Admitting He Was Wrong By Not Paying Damon His Money and Is Making Things Right. That's How You Man Up...

  • Brian Pearis
    Brian Pearis Month ago

    Raquel titties are beautiful

  • Angel Traylor
    Angel Traylor Month ago

    Please don't give her no show to run u see the comments she week

  • ANYA Ventura
    ANYA Ventura 2 months ago +2


  • iamFiyin
    iamFiyin 2 months ago +1

    Horrible interviewer. Nervous and doing the most to get a story out of the interview, poor

  • Ali Nichols
    Ali Nichols 2 months ago +1

    I will not be watching her show after this fan girl style display. Lee Daniels has proven to be of not good character so why do we support it? God gave the opportunity not this man. Humble thy self.

  • G C
    G C 2 months ago

    Lee is saying and knows that he was wrong for what he did for Dame and this stupid chick is still trying to justify why lee was right for doing that..If anyone that knows her is watching this if she ever asks for money never let her borrow a thing..and her to kiss his ass and say that he gave her (monique) anything is really pathetic in her part as an interviewer..Now i see why she wasnt aloud to lead anything on T.M.Z

  • I AM GOD
    I AM GOD 2 months ago

    This girl Raq is an idiot

  • 2quedogg
    2quedogg 2 months ago

    Why is everybody acting like niggas pay money back. Y'all got family who won't pay you back for shit. Lee is no different. The value is just higher.

  • Camellia Knox
    Camellia Knox 2 months ago

    I am so glad he did what was right and paid him back...

  • C C Truths
    C C Truths 2 months ago

    She turned me off when she tried to play it off as at the end of the day it was an investment.. even after he was trying to say yes on paper it was, but me and him both knew he was supposed to get his money back.. I don't know who she is and don't care to know, because at the end of the day she's selfishly about her self and fake for the culture.

  • avi souh
    avi souh 2 months ago

    Kiss ass much??? Girrrlllll....take a seat!

  • Daisy Henry
    Daisy Henry 2 months ago +1

    No..it wasnt an investment til you talked to your lawyers...before that...it was a loan....liar!

    ANNEM LINNEMEIER 2 months ago +2

    Pay Dame dude !!!! Pay the man his dues

  • The Hustler
    The Hustler 2 months ago

    She's been around culture vultures so long, she believes their same bullshit and tactics! FOH! Typical HOODRAT B.S.!

  • Cody Raynor
    Cody Raynor 2 months ago

    I hate everything y'all do

  • meelustrike
    meelustrike 3 months ago

    I thought this was the comedian monik back in the day, this is a clone, pay up you owe 2 million dollars, you fake

  • C1 Comics: Video Channel

    He got shook, damian dash step up to him like a man ...good move Daniel! pay the brother!

  • Buddah Masonberg
    Buddah Masonberg 3 months ago

    Why does he look and sound like madea / Tyler Perry

  • BronzeModding
    BronzeModding 3 months ago

    Fire this female 😀

  • Dbow H
    Dbow H 3 months ago

    talk is cheap

  • whitesongs73
    whitesongs73 3 months ago

    That sounds all signing good just pay the man his money

  • pete blast
    pete blast 3 months ago +1


  • Glen Laird
    Glen Laird 3 months ago

    Why are black people always talking about being black???I'm confused.i think maybe if they would just get on with life they might be takin seriously.i come from Ireland with next to no black people there and I haven't in my 50 yrs heard no person talking about being white.strange indeed.

  • Rahsaan Steele
    Rahsaan Steele 3 months ago

    Wow raquel...u gonna sit up there and YES this punk to death...PAY THST MAN HIS MONEY

  • Christopher Harris
    Christopher Harris 3 months ago

    at least admitted to being wrong

  • David Cora
    David Cora 3 months ago

    This interview made me sick i hate a dark snake and he is one of them. Pay your debts an move on this man is foolish think about it...

  • Janice Lee
    Janice Lee 3 months ago

    Lost respect for him

  • Brian Zarle
    Brian Zarle 3 months ago

    I really Hope for the both of them to work out the financial situation..

  • Cody Patino
    Cody Patino 3 months ago

    I love that we can help eachother with our word.

  • Lou Branch
    Lou Branch 3 months ago

    I would have read his ass down about dame coins dame could have easily handled that shit the street way....I thought she would keep shit real when interviewing lee but I see she's a hollywood groupie...

  • Real 1018
    Real 1018 3 months ago

    Girl stfu......who the fu** are you ?

  • canicole20
    canicole20 3 months ago

    Booty Daniels!!

  • Thanos Destroyerofworlds

    What's a culture vulture?

  • Dashways 100
    Dashways 100 3 months ago

    I get Monique point. But when you say budget I understand your point. When white women get oscar and shit they get a super raise.. She was what about me. But budget clears that part up. Big miss understanding that went to far.

  • Dashways 100
    Dashways 100 3 months ago

    Raquel is a horrible host. She ask the question after he answered them. Was you listening? Wow. Kudos lee Daniel minus the he need it noq statement. Thats shade for real player.. Harvey I need a job... No lol. Why are you all laughing.

  • Shaun Chesley
    Shaun Chesley 3 months ago

    Raquel Harper could get it

  • for real
    for real 3 months ago

    she said black excellence lol

    DJ STILLNICE 3 months ago

    This dizzy broad smdh... Dame invested in HIM, not the project. I’m glad he understands now. Pay that man. Sometimes we have to check ourselves...good for him.

  • bigken113074
    bigken113074 3 months ago

    When you say " you'll have this back in 30 days" it becomes a loan.

  • Jeffery Thompson Jr
    Jeffery Thompson Jr 3 months ago

    What's an "African-American?" Cause when I lived in Africa they always told me I'm not african and that I'm American.

  • Marcus Allison
    Marcus Allison 3 months ago

    Who is this stooooopid chick?

  • Kim Brooks
    Kim Brooks 3 months ago

    I really appreciate him being honest cause he could've lied people really don't rock with Damon like that so I feel like they would have believed Lee now he needs to pay him it's sad cause one day there is going to a super talented gifted blessed person with a message to tell the world and they aren't going to have anyone willing to believe in them and sow into them financially because of people like Lee who is your brother when the need something but when they start popping they don't know you it's sad

  • 420 ASMR
    420 ASMR 3 months ago

    he LENT you money, he didn't invest.

  • Kayla Williams
    Kayla Williams 3 months ago

    Team monique and team damon dash u can't trust shit this con say if u won't even pay someone back their money and duck and dodge them is dead as wrong your word is your bond period hes a clown

  • Calm Water
    Calm Water 3 months ago

    I did not know what to expect out of this response by Lee Daniels... I was expecting some kind of "other kind" of response; but "respect" to his thoughts and wake up call. I was not expecting to hear what he stated. I fully agree with him. Dash gave you $2MM... pay Dash. Period. Done. I just hope the money was transferred.

    MODESTO 3 months ago

    He should make a movie about a movie director not paying back a loan to him from a friend.

  • Fillmore Skunk
    Fillmore Skunk 3 months ago

    Black Power✊

  • Morgan Glory
    Morgan Glory 3 months ago

    Did she really just ask if being gay affected him in hollywood?????????? Lmaoooo yo please quit ya dayjob lady......Hollywood is FULL of gays. They control hollywood. Being BLACK affects actors in hollywood

  • Ware Production
    Ware Production 3 months ago

    Wow she is a horrible interviewer! And Lee Daniels you are a culture vulture just like Dame said.

  • Jay the don
    Jay the don 3 months ago

    Rookie interview,tmz needs to hire me.nahhhhhhh forget it they don t pay enough.

  • Jay the don
    Jay the don 3 months ago +1

    She's really starstruck!!!

  • David Hey
    David Hey 4 months ago

    Why is he explaining himself instead of giving the money already

  • Datruth Btoldy
    Datruth Btoldy 4 months ago

    Monique was paid a measly $50,000 for precious and black balled for speaking truth . The time arrived where speaking truth is a revolutionary act

  • cathy figueroa
    cathy figueroa 4 months ago

    He's a punk

  • Ellen Coleman
    Ellen Coleman 4 months ago

    Her talent got her that oscar

  • Ellen Coleman
    Ellen Coleman 4 months ago

    No you thought you could play him until he rolled up on you reaching out and ready to touch your hand and beat that ass

  • Sharee Brown
    Sharee Brown 4 months ago

    Get him his damn MONEY. She's ridiculous.

  • Brandy
    Brandy 4 months ago

    Did he back up from a bully? He's a billionaire? wtf Guess thats his world..but the shade..lmfao "HE NEEDS IT RIGHT NOW"!! LOL HE STILL GONNA C THE SHADE HONEY!! LOL clutch my pearls..