Gabourey Sidibe

Actress Gabourey Sidibe is InStyle’s new covergirl. Sidibe stuns on InStyle’s first ever beauty issue, looking relaxed and zen in a classic LBD. For the cover story, the publicly confident 33-year-old reveals one of the sharp edges of stardom–online criticism. Gabby pens an honest essay revealing her love and hate relationship with social media platforms. “The […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now bring you sights, sounds, and exclusive interviews from the 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans.  India Arie Talks New Music, Addresses…

A data breach, which is believed to have originated in China, could possibly be the biggest cyber attack in U.S. history. According to U.S. officials,…

With the Oscar’s taking place this Sunday, and “The Help” receiving 3  nominations, we take a look back at black female Oscar winners and nominees…

Gabourey Sidibe clearly isn’t the only talented member of her family! Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, who has spent years singing in the New York City subway system, brought the house down with her rendition of the classic “At Last” last night on “America’s Got Talent.” Take a look: RELATED: VIDEO: Gabourey Sidibe’s Mom Sings […]

Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is celebrating her 27th birthday today and all she wants is a guest appearance on the hit TV show “Glee.” “I’m going to get my nails done!” Sidibe told PEOPLE at the American Cancer Society’s Choose You initiative luncheon in New York Wednesday. “It’s fun to get a little pampered on […]

Actress Gabourey Sidibe is well aware that most people know her from her breakout role in Precious, but she understandably wants to make it clear to people that she’s not her troubled, abused character. What better place to make the distinction than the Saturday Night Live stage? The excited, bubbly host used her monologue for […]

Despite Howard Stern’s controversial remarks that the Gabourey Sidibe will have trouble getting more work in Hollywood because of her size (Howard Stern Goes In On Oprah & Gabourey Sidibe), a source has exclusively revealed that the Precious Oscar nominee is going to be hosting an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live! “It literally just […]

Yesterday, just days before the Oscars, ESSENCE magazine honored the best and brightest of Black Women in Hollywood. They asked the ladies to come together to celebrate the legendary achievements of some of the greatest American actresses of our times. They honored: Hollywood royalty Cicely Tyson with the Legend Award Break-out star Gabourey Sidibe with […]

Acting veterans had words of wisdom for “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe. Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, and other prominent Oscar winning and nominated women gathered Wednesday night and advised Gaby how to handle awards day jitters. Watch the video: Viola said, “Have fun. Do not take it seriously because at the end of the day when […]

The 2010 Oscar nominations were announced this morning and there are some well deserved nominations. Mo’Nique was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Precious,” while her co-star Gabourey Sidibe grabbed one for Best Actress. Morgan Freeman received one for Best Actor for his role as Nelson Mandela in “Invictus.” Rounding out the […]

VIA: Los Angeles Times The critical darling “Precious,” the hit of the Sundance Film Festival, received three nominations at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, including best film, best actress in a drama for Gabourey Sidibe and supporting actress for Mo’Nique. However, the film was snubbed in the best director and screenplay categories. George Clooney […]