Gabourey Sidibe Gives Moving Speech About Confidence: ‘I Thought So Highly Of Myself Because No One Else Did’

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Gabourey Sidibe always delivers! The actress gave a moving speech about confidence, feminism and being inspired by other women at the Gloria?s Awards and Gala last night and we can’t stop talking about it!

At the event, hosted by Ms. Foundation for Women to celebrate the 80th birthday of Gloria Steinem, the 30-year-old took to the podium and opened up about being the butt of everyone’s jokes as a child, and now in Hollywood. “One of the first things people usually ask me is, ‘Gabourey, how are you so confident?’ I hate that,” the Oscar-nominated star shared. “I always wonder if that’s the first thing they ask Rihanna when they meet her. ‘RiRi! How are you so confident?’ Nope. No. No. But me? They ask me with that same incredulous disbelief every single time. ‘You seem so confident! How is that?’”

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