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Gabourey Sidibe Joins Cast Of FX's 'American Horror Story' Season 3

by Courtney
April 29, 2013 1:46 PM
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Gabourey Sidibe has joined the cast of season 3 of FX's series American Horror Story: Coven.

She joins a cast that includes Jessica LangeEvan Peters, Sarah PaulsonTaissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy and Lily Rabe.

No details yet on what character she'll play in the horror TV series however.

Her casting was announced on Twitter by showrunner Ryan Murphy.

Sidibe can currently be seen in Showtime's The Big C, which is now in its final season.

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  • EP | May 1, 2013 11:27 AMReply


  • Akimbo | April 29, 2013 3:01 PMReply

    Oh God. Knowing Ryan Murphy, she'll be a sassy bitch and her obesity will be grossly fetishized or an excuse for characters to call her horrible names.

    Although last season of AHS was pretty great, this show is very disrespectful to those who look different, whether by mental or physical deformity. Outside of last season's Alma, Murphy's black female characters tend to be ridiculous stereotypes with nonsensical or nonexistent storylines.

    I hope the new season proves me wrong, but I'm anticipating the worst for her.

  • Akimbo | April 29, 2013 5:05 PM

    I thought it was revolting and a total waste of her presence; she was little more than a deviant prop. I had completely put her appearance out of my mind until now. I know AHS is a hot property, but I was very sad for her.

  • beemooree | April 29, 2013 4:40 PM

    @akimbo what did u think of jill marie jones on AHS?

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