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Gabourey Sidibe throws epic shade at fat shamers

When Twitter had mean things to say about Gabourey Sidibe's look at the Golden Globes, she put detractors in their place.
Posted By Gabrielle Levy   |   Jan. 14, 2014 at 1:45 PM   |   Comments

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Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Internet can be a mean place, even for celebrities, especially for the ones who don't fall inside the bounds of conventional beauty.

Gabourey Sidibe, known for her Oscar-nominated performance in Precious, was on the receiving end of some truly cruel comments about her appearance at Sunday's Golden Globes.

But rather than get upset, the American Horror Story: Coven actress fired back with a middle finger in the form of a tweet.


Although Sidibe later admitted the jet doesn't actually belong to her (we'll let that slide, Gabby!), she does have a track record of showing comfort with her body.

"One day, I had to sit down with myself and decide that I love myself, no matter what my body looked like and no matter what other people thought of my body," she told Oprah in 2009. "I had to love myself. I was like 21ish, 22ish when I decided. I just got tired of feeling bad all the time."


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