The Irony: Before Acting Gabourey Sidibe's Name As a Phone Sex Operator Was 'Becky'

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The 33-year-old actress opened up about her job as a sex phone operator in her hilarious new memoir. 

Gabourey Sidibe's new book This Is Just My Face tells her story to success through her own hilarious lens. 

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The 33-year-old star is currently in Empire, but before she was acting in major projects, she was a phone sex operator. Yes, you read that correctly. She answered calls from people looking for a good time and was paid a decent hourly wage.

In a snippet of her book shared on Glamour, the talent talks about starting her three-year gig at the sex phone call company right before landing her breakout role in Precious

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"Another rule was that you, the talker, were not allowed to be any race other than good ol’ American white! The average caller is a white male," she says in the book.

"After oppressing the rest of the world all day, that white dude wants to go home, call a phone sex line, and talk to girls he’s seen in porn or on TV. The average porn or TV actress is white. According to what I had already seen at this company, the average talker was a plus-size black woman. That’s right, white dudes! You might think you’re talking to Megan Fox, but you’re actually talking to…well…me!"

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Packed healthy snacks for work like I'm running away from home.

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In addition to writing hilarious accounts of her life Sidibe also shed some pounds, showing off her healthy snacks and snatched waist on social media.

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