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Gabourey Sidibe : Don’t congratulate me on losing weight and 'mind your own body'
Academy Award-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is opening up about one of her pet peeves: when people congratulate her on her recent weight loss . "We tell women what they need to look like, and what they don't need to look like," Sidibe told ABC News' Robin Roberts during an interview for her
Gabourey Sidibe opens up about weight-loss surgery, past bouts with depression
Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is opening up about her new outlook on life and in her new memoir, "This Is Just My Face." The former "Precious" star told People magazine that she underwent laparoscopic bariatric surgery last year after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "I truly didn’t
Shonda Rhimes and Other Stars Shatter 'Glass Ceiling' After Presidential Election
Hillary Clinton may not have been able to break the "highest and hardest" glass ceiling, but that didn't stop several celebrities from taking a crack at it. At Glamour’s Women of the Year event earlier this week in Los Angeles, celebrity guests and honorees were invited to shatter a glass ceiling
Lil' Kim Instagram Photos Fuel Debate on Society’s Ideal Beauty Standard and Pressure for Women of Color to Conform
Lil' Kim , the self-proclaimed "Queen Bee" of rap, has been turning heads since she stepped onto the music scene. With her colorful wigs, explicit lyrics and eye popping music videos, the rap star's vibrant personality and physical appearance largely define her persona. And the rapper is once again
'Empire' Stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey Wed
Talk about a plot twist! Two stars of the hit TV series "Empire" -- Trai Byers and Grace Geeley -- are now married. The two, who portray Andre Lyon and Anika "Boo Boo Kitty" Calhoun, respectively, on the series centered on the Lyon family, announced the news on their social media networks Saturday.
Chelsea Clinton, Reese Witherspoon and More Celebs Post Mother's Day Tributes
Actors, public figures and reality stars are among those honoring the moms in their lives this Mother's Day. From Zach Braff to Goldie Hawn, here are some of the best celebrity shout-outs on Twitter today: And happy Mother's Day to my fun-loving, hysterical, down home mother, Betty. I am so lucky
'Empire's' Jussie Smollett Says He's Working on 'Personal Music'
Jussie Smollett has everyone's attention, thanks to his role as the talented Jamal Lyon on Fox's mega-hit drama, "Empire." Not only has Smollett shined as an actor, but he's also proven he's a No. 1 singer, as the soundtrack for the show debuted in the top spot. Smollett told ABC News at a recent
Jussie Smollett of 'Empire' Comes Out to Ellen DeGeneres
Ever since Jussie Smollett's character, Jamal Lyon, came out as gay on the hit drama "Empire," there has been plenty of speculation about the actor's own sexuality, and now he is setting the record straight. The actor spoke with Ellen DeGeneres in a rare one-on-one backstage after taping an
Where Gabourey Sidibe Gets her Confidence (But Don't Ask Her)
Gabourey Sidibe has never been afraid to take on her haters, and now the actress reveals the source of her confidence. In a moving speech at last week’s Gloria Awards and Gala, hosted by the Ms. Foundation for Women, in New York City, the 30-year-old...
Gabourey Sidibe Bites Back at Golden Globes Haters
“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. Will Gabourey Sidibe’s Size Limit...