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Too Fat & Black for Hollywood

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AAPolitical Slugfest

AAPolitical Slugfest


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Gabourey Sidibe

In the wake of actress Gabourey Sidibe's Academy Award nomination for her incredible performance in "Precious," many are predicting she'll never get another part in a Hollywood movie because she's too fat. But they're wrong: even if the talented actress lost weight, she'd still be too black for Hollywood. Let's talk about the politics of being to fat and balck in Hollywood, tonight on the slugfest, If you can handle the truth