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Gabourey Sidibe Inks Memoir Deal

Gabourey Sidibe,“Precious” star and “Empire” actress, has agreed to pen a memoir that will be published in 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, according to CBS News. “I’ve been writing since I was a child, and have always had so many stories to tell that are too long, shady, and impolite to share in interviews,” Sidibe… Continue reading Gabourey Sidibe Inks Memoir Deal

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Feature: Precious Williams

Precious Williams's first book, Precious, A True Story, published by Bloomsbury in August 2010, is a memoir about growing up in trans-racial'private foster care'.  (A US edition, titled Color Blind, is published by Bloomsbury USA). Precious's story has been featured on Sky News and  BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour and in the Daily Telegraph &… Continue reading Feature: Precious Williams

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Feature: Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe was born on May 6, 1983, in Brooklyn. Her father drove a cab and her mother taught special education. After her parents divorced, Sidibe lived with her mother. She pursued acting in New York while attending community college and working odd jobs. In 2007, she landed the lead in the film Precious. Her… Continue reading Feature: Gabourey Sidibe

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Feature: Monique Imes

    Monique Imes, professionally known as Mo'Nique, was born Dec. 11, 1967, in Woodlawn, Maryland. The actress got her start in comedy when her brother dared her to perform at a comedy club's open mic night. In the late '90s, she got her big break playing Nikki Parker on Moesha and its spinoff, The… Continue reading Feature: Monique Imes

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Featuring: Sherri Shepherd

Whether on stage or screen, Daytime Emmy®  Award-winner Sherri Shepherd's magnetic personality and hilarious sense of humor never fail to delight audiences. In August 2009, Shepherd was a part of groundbreaking history when the hosts of "The View" won the Daytime Emmy® for Outstanding Talk Show Host. That same year, she and her co-hosts were… Continue reading Featuring: Sherri Shepherd