One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
The internet is buzzing about Gabourey Sidibe's Elle magazine cover.
People are saying the fashion magazine lightened the Precious star's skin color, and after seeing a side by side we agree.
What do U think???
[Image via Elle & PNP/WENN.]