‘Precious’ Star Gabourey Sidibe To Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

by | March 31, 2010 at 6:20 PM | Saturday Night Live, TV News

Gabourey Sidibe (Pascal Le Segretain /Getty Images)

Gabourey Sidibe (Pascal Le Segretain /Getty Images)

The gigs keep coming for the Academy Award-nominated Gabourey Sidibe. Next up for the star of ‘Precious’: hosting NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live.’

Though NBC isn’t confirming, Sidibe is expected to take the stage before this season wraps, E! Online reports.

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With ’30 Rocker’er Tina Fey set to host April 10, followed by Ryan Phillippe (really?), it’s possible that 26-year-old Sidibe will take the stage on April 24.

The next new ‘SNL’ after that comes May 8, and will be hosted by Facebook fave Betty White. The show’s season finale airs May 15.

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Concurrent with her run for the Oscar, Sidibe landed a recurring role on ‘The Big C,’ the new Showtime dramedy starring Laura Linney and premiering in August.

Watch sassy Sidibe stir things up on ‘The Soup’: