Gabourey Sidibe has a new book that you will want to read cover to cover. In her book titled This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare, the actress tells all with regard to her struggles about her weight, depression, and bulimia. Moreover, the 33-year-old reveals she is now ready to start dating again.
Gabourey Sidibe To Release New Book
We all first came to know Gabourey Sidibe as the 16-year-old Precious in the 2009 movie of the same title. Well, the actress is back with a lot of new things to offer. USA Today reports that Sidibe is releasing her memoir titled This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare.
The outlet notes that the book details the actress’ experience undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery in May 2016. In the book, the Empire star explains to her readers what will happen to her and her body after the surgery.
Apart from the surgery, the actress’ memoir also documented her mental health struggles which include “depression, anxiety, and bulimia.” The source noted that according to the book’s official website, Sidibe’s book “shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters (Sidibe’s) played onscreen, including her first job as a phone sex talker.”
Actress Wants To Start Dating Again
Meanwhile, People Magazine reports that the 33-year-old Sidibe is now ready to go back to the dating scene. In her interview with the outlet, the actress said, “I am ready to receive a gentleman caller!”
The latter report noted that the Academy Award nominee decided to take a break from dating but this time, she’s ready to meet them. The Difficult People star said that she wants to get married.
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However, during five months ago, Sidibe noted that she realized her goal is not going to happen because she only hangs out with either a gay man or woman. Fast forward to now, the actress said that she meets a lot of straight men. When asked what does she look for in a guy, Sidibe has a long list in her hands.
The actress said her man has to be tall but not very tall. “I’m 5’4, so if you are 5’6, I will consider you tall because you are taller than me,” said Sidibe. She also wants a guy with “some ambition.” Moreover, he also has to be smart and should love reading too. In addition, Sidibe says she likes funny guys too. Gabourey Sidibe’s new book will be out by May 1, 2017.