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...
- 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...
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