Anybody Remember The Girl From Precious? See What She Looks Like Now
Making a break in Hollywood is tough as it is rewarding. It is always a matter of choice, luck and mostly being at the right place at the right time.
And this can't be more honest than it did for Gabourey Sidibe. She has consistently shocked people with everything she has achieved so far!(With more to follow!)
Of course, one of the issues that constantly surrounds her is her weight. Though Sidibe is proud of her body, people can't help but comment on it -- and sometimes, the commentary is just plain mean. Still, it seems to roll off her back and she continues to be unbothered, but she's begun to take her health into consideration. She's gone through a bit of a transformation, and that combined with her attitude is truly inspiring.
See more about this unusual actress below.
#9 She's an actress who shot to fame after her performance in Precious, a movie about an inner-city girl who tries to get herself out of the cycle of poverty.
She was handpicked out of 400 other girls for the title role, and the ultimate decision was made by none other than Oprah herself.
It's no surprise that she won an Oscar nomination for her role in the movie!(Oprah chose her! Gabourey Sidibe is that amazing)
She has carried on acting and is seen regularly on the shoe Empire, where she plays records label assistant Becky.
The thing that's so amzaing about her- She's a plus-size black woman getting work in a world where women with her body type are often excluded from everything.
#8 She doesn't ask for anyone's opinion!
Especially on her weight! Why should she? It's part of what got her the role as Precious in the first place, and she's committed to the idea that she shouldn't have to change for anyone.
Which also entails putting up with haters and she does so in the most sass-iest way possible!
And there were a lot of haters about her sex scene on Empire! Because they thought,it was "inappropriate" to show a woman of size having sex on TV.
See what she had to say about that!
#7 Sexy and Beautiful!
"I, a plus sized, dark-skinned woman, had a love scene on primetime television. I had the most fun ever filming that scene even though I was nervous. But I felt sexy and beautiful and I felt like I was doing a good job," this what she said.
And then there's the constant commenting on what she wears to award ceremonies...
#6 Haters gonna hate!
She had the best response when people slammed her Golden Globes dress!
"To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last night. #JK," she tweeted.
Gabourey Sidibe is a firm believer of being happy with your body.
And that's why she has did this..
#5 Her body, her choice!
Gabourey Sidibe thinks that its vital to have a healthy body, so she has decided to loose a bit of a weight.
#4 Not for the haters but for herself!
She's doing it because she wants to stay healthy and working for as long as possible!
#3 And she did it!
Gabourey lost over 50 punds!
#2 All about me!
She said its all about her being happy and comfortable, not to mention healthy under her own skin.
#1 And she sticks to her personal goals!
Despite her busy work schedule, she has stuck hard and fast to her own set of personal goals. Which is very hard to do indeed.
Keep on rocking Gabourey!
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