American Horror Story: Coven — Gabourey Sidibe Talks Kathy Bates, LaLaurie, and Racism

Among the many risks the writers and producers American Horror Story have taken was their decision to cast Oscar winner Kathy Bates as an anachronistic, unrepentant racist — Delphine LaLaurie — who lost her head (figuratively and literally) when confronted with black witches in present-day New Orleans. Gabourey Sidibe, who plays Queenie on the show, chatted with BuzzFeed about Kathy, the bigot that is LaLaurie, and the kudos the show deserves for tackling the issue of race. "[Kathy’s] so...


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