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Oscar Nominations go plus size for Precious!

Plus size women being recognized on the big screen? Up for 5 Oscar nominations, Precious, featuring Gabby Sidibe makes waves in the 2010 Oscars.

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we are bacd season! Are we finally seeing more plus size recognition on the big screen? Well, nominated for five of the major awards of the evening, Precious and its curvy co-stars made the cut for the Oscars! While it was rumored that Miss MoNique may not get her nomination, both Gabby Sidibe and MoNique represent for the curvy fashionistas in their respective roles for Precious!

Over the past few years, we have been calling for more representation of plus size women in media, and with this nod, we get two women who are pushing the envelope for us. 

Precious Receives 5 2010 Oscar Nominations For: 

  • Best Picture for the 2010 Oscars
  • Actress in a Leading Role
  • Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Directing
  • Adapted Screenplay

Please click here for the Full List of nominations and nominees for the Oscars!

Have you seen the movie, Precious? What did you think of it? Good enough to bring home an Oscar or two or five? Which awards do you think Gabby Sidibe and MoNique will take home? Will we see another women of color who happens to be plus size break out with a win?!

Congrats for these ladies and the cast for making this movie twice the Curvy Fashionista’s delight! I am dying to see what they are going to wear. Who do you think they will wear and what would you like to see them in? There are so many options now and we are over the moon here! 

Let us know in the comments, what you think about the movie, this nomination, and what you would like to see happen!  

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Written by Marie Denee

I am the Editor in Chic of The Curvy Fashionista. Often goofy. Forever emo. Always a Virgo. You can find me somewhere grooving to 90s R&B.

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