The film adaptation of Sapphire's 1996 novel Push, Precious details the life of an African-American teen girl who suffers from sexual and verbal abuse, single motherhood, illiteracy and obesity. Co-produced by Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey and directed by Lee Daniels, the critically-applauded film features the cinematic debut of Gabourey Sidibe as Precious; actors Mo'Nique and Paula Patton, as well as music stars Mariah Carey and Lenny Kravitz. Since its 2009 release, the film has garnered a plethora of awards and accolades, including six nominations at the 82nd Academy Awards, where Mo'Nique took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

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Precious Premiere

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She says "I have to keep going and living my life" even when things upset her.

Jennifer Hudson Denies Turning Down Precious Role Over Weight

Says reports that she didn't want to pack on pounds for the part aren't true.

106 & Park: Jennifer Hudson: Superwoman

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Lenny Kravitz Says He’s Ready for Love

Lenny Kravitz says he’s ready for love. Unfortunately, his schedule is so hectic it's hard for him to find it.
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