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(Documentary) (performer: "And I'm Telling You")
Appeared on Broadway in Chicago the Musical playing Matron "Mama" Morton.
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Twenty years ago when I was in 'Dreamgirls,' I was always a joke because I was huge. I went out once to a birthday gathering for me, and the New York Post wrote that I had broken the chair because I was so big. Well, I didn't break the chair; it was just really wobbly. But the humiliation was terrible." "Even after I lost weight, I was still the same person.
Performed in the touring company of "Sing, Mahalia, Sing" in 1986, as the late, great Mahalia Jackson