Gabourey Sidibe to Host Saturday Night Live

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Looks like Howard Stern was wrong.

Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe, 26 -- whom the shock jock declared would never again work in Hollywood after Precious due to her size -- will host Saturday Night Live April 24, the network confirmed Thursday.

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returns to SNL on April 10 with musical guest Justin Bieber. Ryan Phillippe is slated to host the show April 17. Ke$ha will perform.

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