Posted on Tue Mar 16, 2010 12:45 PM PDT
Alice Tan Ridley, Gabourey Sidibe's mom, isn't staying quiet about Howard Stern's remarks about her daughter's weight. Just last week, Stern had called the 26-year-old Precious actress the "most enormous fat black chick I've ever seen."
Ridley is blasting the shock jock for his comments telling Inside Edition:
- "Get a life! He can see, you can see, I can see Gabby is a big girl. She's a big woman, so what's wrong with that?" "She's not like everyone else in the world. I don't see him giving jobs out to anybody, so why should we care what he says?"
As for whether her plus-sized daughter will get more acting roles, Ridley adds: "He might not hire her, but someone else will."
This May, Gabby will start filming Showtime's dark comedy series The Big C.
Looks like despite the controversy, Miss Sidibe is doing just fine. Remember the famous line from LL Cool J's hit song, "Mama said knock you out..."
Put your dukes up, Howard!
Was Stern inappropriate for making those "fat" comments...or was he just playing the part of a shock jock?
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