The details from Us Magazine:
Gabourey Sidibe describes her self as “f-king unbreakable.” And yet, she dreads red carpet events.
“It’s really hard to get dressed up for award shows when I know I’ll get made fun of because of my weight,” Sidibe, 34, explained at the 2018 MAKERS conference in Hollywood, California on Monday, February 5. “If I wear purple, somebody will call me Barney. If I wear white, a frozen turkey. If I wear red, a pitcher of Kool-Aid. These are actual tweets I’ve gotten.” (The Empire actress brilliantly shut down trolls who criticized her appearance at the 2014 Golden Globes by tweeting: “I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last night. #JK.”)
Sidibe, a champion for loving yourself, went on to reveal that the No. 1 question she gets asked is: “Gabourey, how are you so confident?”
“I always wonder if that’s the first thing they ask Rihanna when they meet her. ”Riri, how are you so confident?’ mused the American Horror Storyalum. “Of course not. Everybody knows why Rihanna’s confident. She’s beautiful.”
“How am I so confident?” continued an emotional Sidibe. “It’s my good time and my good life despite what you think of me.”?
Back in March 2017, the actress showed off her massive weight loss:
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