Gabourey Sidibe Has Crush on Eddie Murphy

Gabourey Sidibe Has Crush on Eddie Murphy

She likes humor and believes she’s hilarious.

Published November 3, 2011

Along with funnymen Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller, Gabourey Sidibe is starring in the new comedy flick, Tower Heist.


The 28-year-old Oscar nominee talked about hitting on Murphy while on the set and not knowing the cameras were rolling, and in this week’s People Sidibe says, “I have a comical crush on Eddie and I probably always will. I’m a girl that likes to laugh — and he is someone who is incredibly funny.”


While preparing for her role as a maid with a Jamaican accent, the actress says she practiced with her Jamaican friend during filming.


In regards to appearing in a comedy, Sidibe is clear, saying, “I believe that I’m hilarious.”

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Written by N. Jamiyla Chisholm


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