The gossip blogs are buzzing with rumors that Gabourey Sidibe has been fired from “Empire” after being noticeably absent from the last couple episodes of the hit show.

According to “reports”, Lee Daniels fired Gabby because her size has been distracting to viewers. However, we have to say that we would be surprised if this is true because Lee gave Gabby her big break with her role in “Precious.”

Plus, on February 13 Gabby RT’d a post from Empire’s Twitter account which was sending people to watch a preview of “Empire” and chat with the star.

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