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Gabourey Sidibe Advises a 12-Year-Old Girl on How to Overcome Bullies and Find Self-Love

Originally posted 09/21/2016 01:20PM

Gabourey Sidibe has learned to shrug off online haters and become more confident in herself over the years. And now she's sharing her secrets with the next generation.

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Gabourey Sidibe's Fans Compliment Her Slimmer Figure in a New Selfie – but She's Just Feeling Her Outfit!

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Gabourey Sidibe's Fans Compliment Her Slimmer Figure in a New Selfie

Originally posted 09/02/2016 03:50PM

Gabourey Sidibe is feeling her outfit!

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#StandWithLeslie! Katy Perry, Ellen DeGeneres and More Show Support for Leslie Jones After Hack

#StandWithLeslie! Katy Perry, Ellen DeGeneres and More Show Support for Leslie Jones After Hack

Originally posted 08/25/2016 11:10AM

Leslie Jones is a stand-up comedian. But on Wednesday, the stars stood up for her.

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Gabourey Sidibe Gets Candid About Racism She's Faced: 'I'm Not Just Scared for Myself, I'm Scared for Everyone'

Originally posted 07/12/2016 02:00PM

As incidents across the nation shed light on the complexities of race in America today, Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe is sharing her own experience with racism.

"As a black actress, I have a few social media accounts and every single day I deal with racist comments," Sidibe told PEOPLE at Monday night's New York City premiere of the second season of Hulu's Difficult People.

"Not a day goes by that I don't have to block someone from calling me a fat n----," the actress revealed. "So I have to say, I'm not surprised by some of those bad reactions [to what happened last week]."

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Gabourey Sidibe Poses in Lingerie for V Magazine's 100th Anniversary Issue

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Gabourey Sidibe Poses in Lingerie for V Magazine's 100th Anniversary Issue

Originally posted 03/07/2016 05:50PM

Fresh off her sexy love scene on Empire, Gabourey Sidibe is looking sultry posing in lingerie for V magazine's 100th anniversary issue.

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The Cast of American Horror Story Remembers Rose Siggins After Her Death: She Was 'An Absolute Light'

The Cast of American Horror Story Remembers Rose Siggins After Her Death: She Was 'An Absolute Light'

Originally posted 12/13/2015 12:50PM

The cast of American Horror Story's many iterations took to social media over the weekend to mourn the loss of Freak Show actress Rose Siggins.

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Gabourey Sidibe Gushes About Her Engaged Empire Costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers: 'They Are Such Good People'

Gabourey Sidibe Gushes About Her Engaged Empire Costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers: 'They Are Such Good People'

Originally posted 11/12/2015 12:15PM

Gabourey Sidibe couldn't be happier for her Empire costars Grace Gealey and Trai Byers, who confirmed their engagement last month.

"I love both Trai and Grace so much, they are such good people," Sidibe, 32, told PEOPLE while being honored at the Reel Works Gala Benefit 2015 Wednesday in New York City.

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Gabourey Sidibe Owns Her Empire Sex Scene, Slams Haters: 'I Felt Beautiful'

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Gabourey Sidibe Owns Her Empire Sex Scene, Slams Haters: 'I Felt Beautiful'

Originally posted 11/09/2015 09:30AM

Empire is that gift that keeps on giving. It gives us music, story lines akin to Macbeth (the early 80's rap artist, not the oft-referenced Shakespearean play), matriarchs named after baked goods, and now, it has delivered unto us a new sex symbol.

The latest episode was quite simply owned by Gabourey Sidibe's character Becky and her racy rooftop love scene.

Not that it was a walk in Central Park for the 32-year-old Brooklyn native, but with MC J Poppa (portrayed by actor Mo McRoe) to prop her up, or, more fittingly, lay her down, a little bit of history – and a lot of steam – was made.

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Taraji P. Henson Had the Fiercest Halloween Ever with Her Empire Costars

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Taraji P. Henson Had the Fiercest Halloween Ever with Her Empire Costars

Originally posted 11/02/2015 11:45AM

As usual, Cookie takes the cake – and this time, it's for her fierce feline Halloween costume.

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Gabourey Sidibe Reacts to Nicole Arbour's Fat-Shaming Video: 'She is Incredibly Ignorant'

Gabourey Sidibe Reacts to Nicole Arbour's Fat-Shaming Video: 'She is Incredibly Ignorant'

Originally posted 09/13/2015 01:55PM

Yet another celebrity is voicing their disdain for comedian and YouTube personality Nicole Arbour's viral fat-shaming video.

Empire star Gabourey Sidibe told PEOPLE that she finds nothing funny about Arbour's "stupid video."

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