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Watch Gabourey Sidibe Reveal Why People Judge Others on 'The Real'

Gabourey Sidibe talks about her new memoir and why people judge others on The Real. Watch the clip here.

DIASPORA—Senegal's Gabourey Sidibe just keeps shining, and her glow has no plans on turning dull anytime soon.


The Oscar-nominated star and actress on Empire just dropped her much-anticipated memoir, This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, where she holds nothing back and shares her life story up to her rise to fame. She also takes the time in her book to dish much needed, relatable advice we all need on friendship, depression, haters, race, weight and more.

She was on The Real today, talking about just that.

In the clip below, Sidibe touches on why people feel the need to body shame and judge others:

"I think that sometimes that we have so many problems with ourselves, that the only thing to do is to not deal with it and point out somebody else’s flaws," Sidibe says to the applauding audience. "That’s just the easiest way to be distracted."

(Feature photo credit: Robert Voets/Warner Bros. Television)
Music

Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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