Precious' Star Gabourey Sidibe Loses 50 Pounds: Then And Now • MetDaan

Precious’ Star Gabourey Sidibe Loses 50 Pounds: Then And Now


So, today we are talking about Gabourey Sidibe who was the actress who starred in Precious. She did a very good job acting, she even earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in the film. While playing her role in “Precious”, a sexual abuse victim, she weighed 350 pounds, which is too much. She gained a lot of weight as a result of her mother force-feeding her and eating too much McDonald’s. But, now she is working very hard on her personal goals.

Actually, there are a lot of interesting facts you didn’t know about this amazing woman: She was picked out of 400 other ladies for the role, that was, handpicked by Oprah to play the character, and it took them only 5 weeks to shoot the entire film.

Sidibe’s had a lot of criticism about her weight, we know how mean people can be. Joan Cusack once said to her: “Oh honey, you should really quit the business, it’s so image-conscious.”

One of her biggest goals, was to look beautiful and you won’t believe how much she has changed.

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