Gabourey Sidibe speaks onstage during The 2018 MAKERS Conference at Hollywood Palladium on February 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. For Gabourey Sidibe, getting dressed for red carpets and awards shows is really hard when she knows that she’ll be made fun of because of her weight. If I wear red, a pitcher of Kool Aid,” she admitted during a monologue at The 2018 MAKERS Conference on Monday evening.
When Gabourey Sidibe, a regular on the FOX hit Empire, had a love scene — a public one at that — it was a momentous first. “I was really happy to be part of something that’s never been seen on primetime television before. Now, years later, not much has changed — and Tess Holliday, who regularly shares sexy photos of herself in bikinis and her underwear on Instagram, wants progress.