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Gabourey Sidibe hits back at Twitter trolls who taunted her over her weight at Golden Globes

Fionnuala McCarthy

Published 14/01/2014 | 08:25

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12:  Actress Gabourey Sidibe attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Gabourey Sidibe wore a Grecian style dress to the Golden Globes.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12:  Actress Gabourey Sidibe attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
The actress was targetted in Twitter with comments over her weight.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12:  Gabourey Sidibe (R) and Sarah Hyland arrive for Fox And FX's 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party - Arrivals on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
Gabourey Sidibe and Sarah Hyland

THE plus size star was the victim of Twitter trolls after her appearance on the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.

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The actress, who was nominated in 2010 for an Oscar and Golden Globe for her work on Precious, wore a cream silk Grecian style gown with a split up the front to the awards ceremony.

However she became the victim of Twitter trolls who made derogatory comments about her appearance. 

"Geez! She looks like the chubby ghost from Casper,"  one commenter posted. 

"I get it Gabourey Sidibe you tried to do the 'hour-glass' look in that dress. You just missed it about 10 hours."

Another posted: “Bye!!! She looks like a condom.”

However, the actress was  was quick to respond to the haters with the swift put down:

“To people making mean comments about my GG pics, I mos def cried about it on that private jet on my way to my dream job last night.#JK.”

Straight away supporters of Sidibe rowed in behind her, tweeting:

 "I love you Gab, these ppl are so annoying, that's all envy." and another sayd "@GabbySidibe You go girl! You looked amazing!!!!!"

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