She called on series creator Ryan Murphy in the audience, asking him, “Who brought the girls in?” “I did,” replied Murphy, “I wanted to bring in the girls.” Mock also apologized to Our Lady J. Do you know who the fuck I am? “I tried to shrink you to make myself bigger,” she said. “Why am I making $40,000 a motherfucking episode, huh? This is truth. “Let me tell you something about love. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Last night’s third-season premiere of FX’s Pose was held in person at Manhattan’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, but while things might slowly be returning to normal when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, Janet Mock is dead set against normalcy when it comes to the industry’s treatment of her fellow trans women and BIPOC. That’s who I want. I don’t need Hollywood, honey. “I forgot who the fuck I was. This is the motherfucking truth.”

Mock told the crowd that Pose’s first two episodes suffered from the lack of trans women in the room; Mock and fellow producer-writer Our Lady J joined the writing staff later on. It should. “I was happy because I had to be happy, because if I wasn’t happy, the girls wouldn’t know that that happiness is possible,” she said. Do you know what I fucking mean?” said the EP. “I stand up taller in the world because of this show.” However, explained Mock, she felt immense pressure to pretend all was well despite her concerns. “I am angry. I fucked someone on the crew, right?” She continued, “Angel, Angel, I’m not losing you. “Fuck Hollywood,” Mock said, pacing once she took the microphone, according to the Daily Beast. You hear me? It makes you comfortable, me talking like that, because then I don’t scare you into facing the fucking truth; you all have stomped on us.” Wondered the EP at a certain point, “As I stand here, I’m shaking and quaking, afraid that what I said, I cannot put back in.”

According to “Page Six,” Mock’s speech also veered into an even more personal lane when she asked boyfriend, Pose’s Angel Bismark Curiel, to stand up, which he did. I’m getting what’s mine.”

“I fucked up, y’all,” Mock told the crowd, who alternately fell silent and shouted support and encouragement during her speech. I want you, you motherfucker, right there. In an impassioned 15-minute speech, the Pose executive producer and director issued a wide-ranging, emotional address to the cast members, executives, and journalists gathered ahead of the night’s screening, expressing her frustration with her paycheck, the denigration of trans women in the industry, and, seemingly, her own infidelity in her relationship with Pose actor Angel Bismark Curiel, who plays Lil Papi on the series. “This is what Pose taught me,” she said. I see injustice and it hurts me inside.”

“‘It means so much to everyone to ensure that we enable Black and brown trans women to make it,’” Mock said sarcastically. ’Cause I’m fucking free.”


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Despite her frustrations, Mock also praised Pose’s cast members, including Hailie Sahar, Dominique Jackson, Angelica Ross, and Mj Rodriguez, and the show’s impact on the Hollywood landscape. “That sounds good, right? It should make you fucking shake in your motherfucking boots. You know why? This is what Pose is.” Mock expressed her exasperation with her pay on the series. “I’m hurting, y’all. You are fucking important to me. They want me to come up here and pretend. “I was gonna let you go, right, but what did I do? Today, I was gonna let [Angel] go,” said Mock. I don’t want to live in a house alone. This is speaking the truth. “This makes you uncomfortable?