Posts with tag "Alice Tan Ridley"
- Posted Jun 16th 2010 at 11:28 AM by Zach Dionne
Before absolutely owning her 'America's Got Talent' audition last night, Alice Tan Ridley had only a few claims to fame: She's the 58-year-old mother of Oscar-nominated 'Precious' star Gabourey Sidibe, and she's a dedicated New York City subway performer. "My daughter is a big star, but I'm still pursuing my dream, which is to become a great singer," Ridley said on the show. And sing great sh...
- Posted Jun 16th 2010 at 07:00 AM by PopEater Staff
Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe isn't the only talent in the family. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a well-known subway performer in New York City with a huge, booming singing voice. And Ridley used her vocal chords to wow the judges on 'America's Got Talent.' To a roar of the crowd, Ridley began Etta James' 'At Last,' prompting a big smile from Howie Mendel. "Millions of people...
Popeater Hot Topics
- The Big Bang Theory Pays Tribute to Leonard Nimoy
- Lourdes Leon Has a New Septum Piercing (PHOTO)
- Real Housewives of Melbourne Star Jackie Gillies Talks New Ladies, New Fights in Season 2
- Harrison Ford reported engine failure before crash-landing on golf course
- Indie rock band Ex Cops calls out McDonalds for not paying bands at SXSW showcase
- Susan Sarandon reportedly splits from boy toy