Posts tagged "gabourey sidibe"

Gabourey Sidibe Is Unbreakable

"If [others] hadn't made me cry, I wouldn't be able to cry on cue now. If I hadn't been told I was garbage, I wouldn't have learned how to show people I'm talented. And if everyone had always laughed at my jokes, I wouldn't have figured out how to be so funny. If they hadn't…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 3, 2014

Gabourey Sidibe Under Fire For Using The Word “Tranny”

"American Horror Story: Coven" star Gabourey Sidibe is the latest celebrity to use a verboten transphobic slur — although in Gabby's case, she used it while speaking out about police profiling and harassment against transgender folks.
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 3, 2014

Gabourey Sidibe Shuts Up Idiots On Twitter Real Quick

What Gabourey Sidibe said. [Twitter.com/GabbySidibe] Kanye West reportedly beat up an 18-year-old inside a chiropractor's office who called Kim Kardashian a "slut," a "bitch" and a "n***er lover." [TMZ] Ke$ha's mother joining her in rehab: Pebe Sebert has checked herself into the same rehab as her daughter for post-traumatic…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 13, 2014

Gabourey Sidibe Was Thisclose To Marrying Jimmy Kimmel This Weekend

My BFF for life, Gabourey Sidibe, punked Jimmy Kimmel and all his wedding guests by walking down the aisle in a wedding dress in place of his real bride, Molly McNearney — who actually set the whole prank up! Good one, ladies. [JustJared] In a Dave Matthews' fan's wet dream, two lucky…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 15, 2013

Gabourey Sidibe And Wendy Williams Re-Enact “RHOA” Wig-Snatching

You know you want to watch Wendy Williams and Gabourey Sidibe re-enact the wig-snatching incident between Kim Zolciak and NeNe Leaks on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." So what are you waiting for? Your boss isn't looking, I promise. [Bossip]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2011

Gabourey Sidibe’s Mom Wows On “America’s Got Talent”

Gabourey Sidibe may be an Oscar-nominated actress, but her mom, at 58, is still chasing her own dreams. Alice Tan Ridley has been a subway singer for 20 years and finally got a big break on "America's Got Talent" this week (clip above). Could she be America's answer to Susan Boyle? Time will tell!
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 17, 2010

Gabourey Sidibe Pops Her Cherry On “Saturday Night Live”

Gabourey Sidibe hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Since we adore the girl, we were really looking forward to it. But in actuality, she was pretty eh—flubbing lines and breaking character on occasion. Perhaps live just isn't her thing? Because the best segment of the night was a (we assume) pre-recorded short she…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 26, 2010

Whee! Gabourey Sidibe Is Hosting “SNL” This Weekend!

Judging by these promos, Gabourey Sidibe's hosting gig on "Saturday Night Live" is going to involve a lot of guns and Andy Samberg with his pants off. (But hopefully not so much high-pitched screaming.) But you know what this means, guys? There'll actually be a black woman on "SNL" — not just…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 21, 2010

Quotable: Daniel Vosovic Wants To Give Gabby Her “Fashion Moment”

"To me, that would be a standout and accomplishment, to take something that’s not exactly a sample size and make it not just work, but make it a fashion moment."-- Former "Project Runway" contestant Daniel Vosovic on wanting to dress Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe. Personally, we think this would be a match made in heaven.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 5, 2010

Gabourey Sidibe Is Hosting “SNL”!

How excited are we that Gabourey Sidibe has scored a gig hosting “SNL”? Eat that, Howard Stern! I love how even though the world has been literally riding her ass about her weight, that it hasn’t stopped her from moving forward with her career. Go Gaby! There’s no date set yet, but we’ll be…
By: Ami Angelowicz / April 1, 2010

Quickies: Gabby Sidibe “Too Big” For Vogue & Sean Combs Is Getting A Toilet Full Of Vodka

Anna Wintour will not allow Gabby Sidibe to appear on the vaunted pages of Vogue because of her size. [PopEater] Glenn Beck says James Cameron is the anti-Christ. James Cameron says he doesn't care and isn't "trying to make friends with the right." [New York Times] MTV…
By: Erica Maxwell / March 25, 2010

Quotable: Gabourey Is Scared Of Snooki

"I'm afraid of people who are smaller than me. This is a real fear. I'm too afraid to stand next to Snooki."-- Gabourey Sidibe on the pint-sized, poufy-haired guidette during an appearance on "Chelsea Lately" [Witches' Brew]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 18, 2010

Quotable: Gabourey Sidibe Does Want To Shed Some Pounds

"The truth is Gabourey would like to lose some weight, but the reality is that she would not have gotten the role of 'Precious' if she had not been heavy. As her mom I would like to see my daughter healthy but if she didn’t lose weight that’s not a problem either – it ru…
By: Annika Harris / March 18, 2010

Boob Tube News: New Shows For Gabourey Sidibe And Keri Russell

After a glorious evening of television (a great episode of "Lost"! The lesbian kiss on "90210"!), I was pleased to read today's entertainment news and see that ... there's lots more exciting stuff headed to the small screen soon. After the jump, the "Jersey Shore" kids head to South Beach, Keri Russell…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 10, 2010

Frisky Rant: Leave Gabourey Sidibe Alone!

Sunday was probably among Gabourey Sidibe's top 10 days ever -- she was sitting front row at the Oscars, nominated in the same category as Meryl Streep and Dame Helen Mirren. She was dressed in a gorgeous Marchesa gown, flirted with Gerard Butler, and was personally shouted out by both winner Mo'Nique and Sandra Bullock.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 9, 2010

Quotable: Gabby Shows Gerard Her Flirtatious Side

“He’s kinda sexy. I’d hit that ... I’m not ashamed. I’d hit that. I’m sorry.”-- Gabourey Sidibe on Gerard Butler (in an interview with "Access Hollywood" on the Oscar red carpet), who was within earshot. Gerard then came up to shake her hand and responded, “I’m here, I’m available. Let’s go!” to which Gabby replied,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 8, 2010

Quotable: Gabby Is Happy The Way She Is, Dammit

"She IS full-sized, mofos. She's not ashamed of it. Stop trying to be ashamed for her! DAMN."--Blogger and writer Erica Kennedy of The Feminista Files on the "controversy" over which designer would dress actress Gabourey Sidibe for the Academy Awards. If you're a fan of Gabby, you simply must read Kennedy'…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 7, 2010

Frisky Rant: Lee Daniels’ NAACP Weight Gaffe Shouldn’t Have Been Deemed Offensive

The big to-do everyone is making over "Precious" director Lee Daniels' acceptance speech at the 2010 NAACP Image Awards Saturday is unfounded. While accepting the Best Film honors, Daniels said, "No one in Hollywood told me they wanted to see a movie about a 350-pound black girl who had HIV." After realizing his so-called…
By: Annika Harris / March 1, 2010

Quotable: Gabourey Sidibe OK With Being Left Off “Vanity Fair” Cover

“Was I satisfied? Yeah, well… I mean, I come from a world where I’m not on covers and I’m not in magazines at all. And so I was happy to be in the magazine. At first I thought, ‘Hmm, should I be there? Then I very quickly got over it. I think if I were…
By: Wendy Atterberry / February 17, 2010
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