BY Oriana Asano
in Boob Tube
on May 06, 2014
At the Ms. Foundation Women of Vision Gala, the lovely Gabourey Sidibe gave a kick-ass speech about cookies, confidence, bullying, and being an asshole. God, I love her. Sidibe recounts how hard it was to get bullied at school and at home, but remains grateful to the haters for making her stronger, finding her beauty, and being funny as hell. Still, the hate doesn’t stop. Sidibe is constantly the target of racism and sizeism for being a black, fat woman who ... Read More
BY Oriana Asano
on Apr 03, 2014
I used to think The Onion was a real magazine when I was younger (...erm), and today the satirical news source came close to proving younger me right. Earlier today, the site published a "news" clip called “Increasing Number of Men Pressured to Accept Realistic Standards of Female Beauty,” and the piece was depressingly accurate. I know the writers are mocking how the beauty ideal controls men’s notions of how the women in their lives should look, ... Read More
BY Michelle Beiter
in Style File
on Jan 14, 2014
Gabourey Sidibe was on the receiving end of a stream of hate for her outfit choice Sunday night at the Golden Globes. She wants you to know that you should have taken out an insurance policy on your negative opinion, because it was more than a waste of time.
The American Horror Story: Coven star took to Twitter yesterday morning and issued a snarky response that was anything but passive aggressive (read: awesome). In fact, I’m almost positive that I heard ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Dec 10, 2012
Things are not good for Sweetness O’Hara. A shy, studious girl in a rough neighborhood, Sweetness (the captivating Zöe Kravitz) is bullied at school and alternately abused and ignored by her alcoholic father and mentally ill mother. When she finally hits her breaking point, things get even worse—if you can believe it.
Director Victoria Mahoney has cast a talented ensemble, featuring Precious star Gabourey Sidibe, Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where ... Read More