Alice Tan Ridley, mother of ‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe, appeared on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and simply blew everyone away!
Ridley, 58, has spent the past 20 years singing in the NYC subway system, where she earned extra money to support her family. She continued singing for tips even after her daughter won acclaim for her role in the Lee Daniel’s directed film. Someone finally convinced her to take her talent to the stage.
Check out Ridley’s awesome performance of the Etta James’ classic, ‘At Last’ and peep the judges reactions: Continue Reading…
I’ve got a ton of pics from the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards show but this is by far my favorite of them all! Comedian Chris Rock took a moment to grab a handful of “Precious” actress Gabourey Sidibe onstage at the show. It was all in fun and the two shared a few classic memorable photos:
The movie “Precious” won 6 image awards including Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director and Outstanding Motion Picture.
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Actress Gabourey Sidibe covers the January/February 2010 edition of V Magazine. The “Precious” star looks amazing in the black & white shots and shares the cover of they’re SIZE issue with a teeny tina Dakota Fanning. You may cock an eyebrow at her weight, but Gabby could care less what you think and admits to loving herself just the way she is:
“I love the way I look. I’m never going to be a size two. I’m just not structured in that way. I am not worried about Hollywood trying to change me. They haven’t changed me yet — for now people seem to like me as I am.”
I love her confidence!