Empire star Gabourey Sidibe on The Tale of Four.

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Oct. 27 2017 11:32 AM

Gabourey Sidibe, Live From New Orleans

The actress talks to Aisha Harris about her role on Empire, sexism in Hollywood, and her directorial debut The Tale of Four.

Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards.

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Live at the New Orleans Film Festival, Aisha Harris talks to actress Gabourey Sidibe about her career and her new short film, The Tale of Four.

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Aisha Harris is a Slate culture writer and host of the Slate podcast Represent.