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Gabourey Sidibe Gets 'SNL' Hosting Gig

It sure doesn't sound like Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe is having any trouble getting jobs.

Gabourey Sidibe

Contrary to shock jock Howard Stern saying the "Precious" star wouldn't work much in Hollywood because of her size, Sidibe recently landed a "Saturday Night Live" hosting spot for April 24, the network confirmed Thursday.

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Other stars lined up to host include Tina Fey (April 10), Ryan Phillippe (April 17) and, of course, Betty White (May 8).

Sidibe is also set to co-star in the Showtime series "The Big C," with Laura Linney as a teacher who is battling cancer.