Gabourey Sidibe shut down critics with a tweet and showed them just how their disparaging words about her weight fit into her daily lifestyle. The “American Horror Story: Coven” actress tips the scales somewhere between 330 and 400 lbs., and at 5’5’ she is not blind to the fact that she is overweight.
According to eCanadanow on Jan. 14, Sidibe let the folks out there know just where she stands after hearing all the mean comments about her dress at the Golden Globe Awards. She shot right back at them when hearing what they had to say about her pictures from that event. Her sarcastic tweet:
“To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last night. #JK”
Sidibe doesn’t need anyone to tell her she is overweight, the actress is fully aware of this herself. Critics who are just plain mean about hammering the fact that she’s overweight in the media and on social networks don’t need to waste their energy.
All Sidibe needs to do is look in the mirror to see that she’s not a size 4. It might be different if folks actually cared about her overweight status for health concerns, but many of the comments made about her pictures that emerged from the Golden Globe Awards were just plain mean.
According to ABC News comments about her tight fitting dress were plentiful. One commenter suggested that what she wore at the awards made her “look like the chubby ghost from Casper.”
For every mean comment out there, she had a slew of fans that were supportive of Sidibe, and for that she thanked those fans. She also made sure that her real fans knew that the "private jet" was a loaner.