Gabourey Sidibe, the actress who starred in Precious did such a good job that she even earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in the movie. While playing her role as a sexual abuse victim, she weighed 350 pounds which is not a small number.
The 34-year-old said she gained the weight from her mother force-feeding her and eating too much McDonald’s. She worked very hard on her goals and this is what she looks like now.
In fact, there are some other amazing facts about Gabourey that you didn’t know. The actress was picked out of 400 ladies for the role of Oprah. The shooting of the movie took only five weeks.
She also took a lot of criticism about her weight because people can be very judgmental sometimes. Joan Cusack once said to her: “Oh honey, you should really quit the business, it’s so image-conscious.”
Her goal always was to feel beautiful and confident into her skin and you won’t believe how much she changed.
She is at a healthier weight and her rise in confidence is very noticeable. Looking bomb in this red dress.
After losing 50 pounds she looks like such a lady.
Can you see her transformation? It’s clearly noticeable!