VIDEO: 'Precious' newcomer Gabby Sidibe's first red carpet with Oprah Winfrey!
Gabby Sidibe, the 24-year-old actress who stars as a sexually and physically abused obese teenage single mom in "Precious," had never acted in a film before.
And at last night's "Precious" premiere in the 2009 AFI Fest, she was sharing a red carpet with Oprah and costar Mariah Carey and wearing a David Meister designer maroon satin gown.
Daunting, to be sure.
We talked to Gabby, who has the most infectious giggle and the warmest smile, about making the inspiring and hopeful film, a possible Oscar nod and what was harder: shooting the film or walking the red carpet.
What do you think? Carpet, of course!
Judge for yourself how scary it is, but be warned: The audio from the questioners is a little hard to understand.
Meister, who has designed for actresses size 2-20, admits that he's looking forward to the possibility of dressing the delightful Gabby for upcoming carpets.
By the way, Oprah didn't get as dressed up. She walked by wearing jeans.
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