Gabourey Sidibe (ˈɡæbəˌreɪ ˈsɪdɪˌbeɪ GAB-ə-RAY SID-ih-BAY; born May 6, 1983) is an American actress who made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, a role that brought her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. From 2010 to 2013, she was a main...Wikipedia
Born: 6th May, 1983, Brooklyn, New York.
Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
Claim to Fame: Precious
Gabourey Sidibe sure must be grateful for this!
In Jennifer Hudson's
book I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, the 30-year-old singer-actress opens up about why she turned down an opportunity to star in the Academy Award nominated 2009 film Precious."I had [gained weight] with Effie [in Dreamgirls]," she explains, as excepted by Uptown Magazine. "And as much as I was moved by this film, I wanted to try a role that had nothing whatsoever to do with my weight."Instead, Hudson, who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 3 years ago
Zoe Kravitz takes her boyfriend, Gossip Girl hunk Penn Badgley, out for a romantic stroll to celebrate his 25th birthday in New York City on Tuesday (November 1). Last week, the happy couple were spotted sipping lattes and outside Atlas cafe in the East Village. Zoe, 22, and Gabourey Sidibe will next star in the drama Yelling to the Sky, the directorial debut of actress Victoria Mahoney. The flick, out Spring 2012, centers on a 17-year-old girl (Kravitz) who must fend for her herself in a tough neighborhood when her family falls apart. Happy Birthday, Penn!!! Read More
Posted by danieliuks2 3 years ago
She's not the white waif or blond bombshell usually found on magazine covers: Gabourey Sidibe beams out from the October issue of Elle, one of four actresses the magazine put on its cover to celebrate notable women in their 20s. But unlike her fellow cover cohorts -- Lauren Conrad, Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried -- Sidibe is black. Her body extends beyond the glossy's 8-by-12 margins. And the Internet has taken notice.
"It's hard to feel like busting out the Champagne when Elle's other 'game changing' women of a certain age are much more... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
Mo`Nique`s brother has apologised for sexually abusing her when she was seven.
The Oscar-winning actress` older sibling, Gerald Imes, has spoken out about the attacks - which apparently took place over two years - and begged for forgiveness for breaking her "trust".
Speaking on `The Oprah Winfrey Show`, he said: "I`m sorry, Mo`Nique. I`m sorry.
"I betrayed everybody`s trust. I broke that trust. I broke that bond."
Imes says the molestations took place mainly when he believed his sister - now aged 42 - was asleep.
He also claims his... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
She may have lost out to Sandra Bullock at Sunday night’s Oscars, but Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire star Gabourey Sidibe isn’t wasting too much time worrying about it. She’s already moving on to her next project, this time on the small screen with Showtime.
The new dark comedy The Big C will star Laura Linney as a suburban wife and mother who is diagnosed with cancer, and Sidibe will play one of the students at the high school where she teaches. It will begin shooting its 13-episode season in May and will air at the end of... Read More
Posted by chalie 5 years ago
A unique family drama set in the world of a hip hop empire.
Is one of eight African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett and Halle Berry.
Attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College whose most famous alumnus is Queen Latifah.
I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don't like myself, there's no reason to even live the life. I love the way I look. I'm fine with it. And if my body changes, I'll be fine with that.