*Gabourey Sidibe made her maiden visit to “Saturday Night Live” last night in an attempt top show she’s more than her “Precious” character. Some are saying that she seemed nervous and not rehearsed enough.
If you missed it here’s how MTV described her appearance:
The Academy Award-nominated star of “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire” took to the Studio 8H stage to perform a doo-wop-style opening number, making light of the confusion between her and the downtrodden character she portrays in the film. “Movies are not real life. That’s something you should know,” she sang, adding, “Mariah Carey doesn’t have a mustache.”
The 26-year-old then sped through a hodgepodge of largely loud-mouthed and irritated characters. She donned dreadlocks to play a Jamaican nurse hawking a heal-thyself manual opposite Kristen Wiig’s Suze Orman. She yelled at kids on her front stoop as an elderly, know-it-all neighbor whose daddy used to sell “Wikipedias.” And she competed at the “2010 Public Employee of the Year Awards” as a surly St. Louis DMV worker.
Here’s a clip of that “2010 Public Employee of the Year Awards” skit. We have to admit that she does look and sound kind of uncomfortable and even makes at least one boo-boo where she has to correct herself: