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Oscar-nominated 'Precious' star Gabourey Sidibe is set to show off her funny side on "SNL."

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Sidibe will host "SNL" on April 24, her rep tells

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The actress has also scored a starring role in Showtime's new dark comedy, "The Big C," which hits the small screen at the end of summer.