Mo'Nique Explains Why A 'The Parkers' Reboot Won't Happen
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Mo'Nique Explains Why A 'The Parkers' Reboot Won't Happen

The streaming giant Netflix welcomed the late 90s/early 2000s UPN classic, The Parkers in 2020. As a spin-off of Moesha, the sitcom starred Mo’Nique and Countess Vaughn as a mother-daughter duo who balanced their lives between education, careers and day-to-day shenanigans.


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With many shows from that era rebooting, it wouldn't be a surprise if The Parkers did the same. However, according to Mo'Nique, that will not be the case. As reported by Showbiz Cheat Sheet, in an interview on FOX SOUL's Get Into It With Tami Roman, Mo’Nique talked against the idea of rebooting.

She said, “You can’t reboot something without everyone to reboot it.”

A lot has changed since the last episode in 2004. Yvette Wilson (Andell Wilkerson) died in 2012 after a battle with cancer.

Reminding Roman of this, Mo’Nique acknowledged she wouldn’t “feel good” rebooting without her co-star. “But that’s just the way I feel about it. I wouldn’t feel good about it if Andell wasn’t walking through the door. And for me, that was just a special moment in time.”

Fans have wanted a continuation from the conclusion of the show when Nikki Parker (Mo’Nique) walked down the aisle with Professor Olgevee (Dorien Wilson).

In 2018, those calls gained more traction with Vaughn leading the pack. However, with Mo'Nique's sentiments, it looks like that may not happen ... at least not soon.

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