Actress Gabourey Sidibe of "The Big C: Hereafter" speaks during the Showtime portion of the 2013 Winter TCA Tour on Jan. 12, 2013, in Pasadena, Calif. The actress made her film debut in "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" as a pregnant, abused Harlem teen. Her work in the film earned her an Oscar nomination.
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Actress Gabby Sidibe attends The Cinema Society and CBS Films Screening Of "Seven Psychopaths" on Oct. 10, 2012, in New York.
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Gabourey Sidibe arrives at the British Academy Film Awards 2010 at The Royal Opera House in London, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010.
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Gabourey Sidibe, left, is a scene from "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire." Fellow Oscar nominee Mo'nique, center, plays her jealous, abusive mother.
Gabourey Sidibe, an Academy Award nominee for Best Actress for her performance in "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," poses at the Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, Feb. 15, 2010.
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Gabourey Sidibe, the star of the movie "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" appears on the red carpet at the Nominees Luncheon for the 41st NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010 in Los Angeles.
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Gabourey Sidibe, Oscar-nominated actress for her role in "Precious," arrives at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 in Santa Barbara, Calif. to receive the festival's Cinema Vanguard award.
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Gabourey Sidibe arrives at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Gabourey Sidibe, who plays the title character in "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," poses at the premiere of the film at the AFI Film Fest 2009 in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009.
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From left to right, "Precious" co-stars Paula Patton, Lenny Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe and Mariah Carey pose at a photo call for the film during the 62nd International film festival in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 15, 2009.