Diva or Just Fed Up? Gabourey Sidibe v. the Paparazzi

As Elon James White points out, maybe it's not very nice to ask a person dumb questions.


Is Gabourey Sidibe a diva? Stories are beginning to emerge of some very diva-like behavior from the "Precious" star. But are these instances of behaving badly or just being human? Elon James White explores:

Contrary to ridiculous headline over at Urban Daily of “Gabourey Sidibe Is Letting The Fame Go To Her Head” (no question mark) the video below shot by TMZ shows Ms. Sidibe trying to exit an airport and paparazzi being…well.…all paparazzi-like. It’s not like their known for being so awesome. One goes as far as to ask does she prefer to be called Gabby or Precious.

Um, what?

Would she like to be called the slim-witted emotionally, sexually, and mentally abused “Precious” or her own M’effin name. I wonder…

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