Gabourey Sidibe Bites Back at Golden Globes Haters

By ABC News

Jan 14, 2014 10:19am
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“The best revenge,” the saying goes, “is living well.”

It’s a lesson “Precious” star Gabourey Sidibe takes to heart, judging from the former Oscar nominee’s deft deflection of criticism about her pictures from the Golden Globe Awards show Sunday night.

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Her shimmery cream-colored dress, from stylist Daniel Musto and Michael Costello Couture, made her the target of naysayers online, one of whom sniped that the form-fitting dress made the actress “look like the chubby ghost from Casper.”

Sidibe, 30, now starring in “American Horror Story: Coven,” took to Twitter to address some of the hate of her dress and her body, saying, “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”

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The retort nabbed her scores of supportive comments online, leading her to thank fans Monday, and clarify that the plane was just a loaner with the hashtag “NotMyJetThough.”

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