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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)
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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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