I like really funny guys, I like guys who are smart, I like people that read, I like people that have really interesting things to do, I like people that really enjoy their jobs,” she says.“I don’t want somebody who’s like constantly stressed and in a state of their life that they don’t want to be in — you’ve got to be upwardly mobile; that’s emotionally, spiritually, physically and monetarily. I’m more into personality.”For more on Gabourey Sidibe and an exclusive excerpt from her new book In addition to chronicling the highs and lows of her dating life, the star also dishes on her “Hoe Phase” during her early twenties.“I’m very, very grateful for this time in my life where I didn’t want to be in a relationship, but I also wanted somebody to look at me — somebody that I didn’t particularly care about.She announced on Twitter in January 2018 that she will be taking time off from acting the entire year to recover from having her tonsils removed. “For the most part, I’m living my best life, but I would love to be dating,” the 33-year-old tells the magazine. ” Since moving to Los Angeles last spring, the Oscar-nominated actress took a break from dating, but now she’s ready to get back in the game. “I [didn’t] see straight men, so I [wasn’t] opening myself up to that because this is how the universe works for me: The second I decide something, it just happens,” she continues.In Precious, Sidibe played the main character, Claireece "Precious" Jones, a 16-year-old mother of two (both of whom are the results of being raped by her father) trying to escape abuse at the hands of her mother.
Since 2015, she stars in the Fox musical drama series Empire as Becky Williams.Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is an American R&B and gospel singer who appeared on the fifth season of America's Got Talent, on June 15, 2010.Her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is from Senegal and is a cab driver.Sidibe hasn't publicly addressed her weight loss journey just yet, but she's clearly committed to shedding some weight, so we're with her.