via TV ONE: FOX has announced Empire will end after its sixth season. The Lee Daniels‘ drama famously starred Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard,Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Gabourey Sidibe, Serayah, Ta’Rhonda Jones and Bryshere Gray.   Unlike Daniels’ other series Star, which was canceled last week, the Lyons will get a proper send-off with 20 episodes. “We are turning the final season into a large TV event, […]


via eurweb:   *Gabourey Sidibe recently shared a picture showing her wearing an outfit that revealed her slimmed down figure. But she also explained that she decided to take her bedroom gear to the street. According to the “Empire” star, pajamas become street clothes as soon as you leave the house wearing them. She captioned her […]

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Gabourey Sidibe burst on the scene in 2009 as the titular star of Lee Daniels’ Precious, a film based on the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. As a then unknown actress, she commanded the screen with the ease of a seasoned pro, so much so, she was rewarded with an Academy Award nomination for her big screen debut. […]

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Actress Gabourey Sidibe is InStyle’s new covergirl. Sidibe stuns on InStyle’s first ever beauty issue, looking relaxed and zen in a classic LBD. For the cover story, the publicly confident 33-year-old reveals one of the sharp edges of stardom–online criticism. Gabby pens an honest essay revealing her love and hate relationship with social media platforms. “The […]


GETTY IMAGES Gabourey Sidibe is embracing a new, slimmer look, but hasn’t lost any of the big and bold confidence that’s become her signature. The Oscar-nominated actress, currently featured on Fox’s Empire, recently spoke for the first time about the weight loss surgery she underwent last year to PEOPLE magazine. “The surgery wasn’t the easy […]

A new ad targeting Donald Trump contains an appeal to African-American voters by cast members from FOX's hit show Empire.

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