Name: Jennifer Hudson
Birth Name: 
Jennifer Kate Hudson
Birth Date: 
September 12, 1981
Birth Place: 
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Relationship Status: 
Married to David Otunga
Celebrity Ranking # 609

Tinseltown’s Hottest Stars React to President Barack Obama’s Re-Election

Posted Wednesday November 7, 2012 11:05 AM GMT

It was a tense evening as the votes were counted last night (November 6) and when the dust settled President Barack Obama was elected to a second term in office.

And once the news spread, celebrities all over the world took to their Twitter accounts to share their reactions.


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Hollywood Stars Shine at Whitney Houston Salute

Posted Friday October 12, 2012 9:50 AM GMT

It was quite the thrilling scene at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angeles, as the We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston kicked off last night (October 11).

Britney Spears shared a clip during the event and looked marvelous in a Lever Couture dress with YSL heels and some Neil Lane bling.


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Jennifer Hudson Forgives Family Killer

Posted Thursday September 13, 2012 5:36 PM GMT

Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has forgiven her estranged brother-in law, William Balfour, for murdering her mother, brother and nephew in 2008 because his tough upbringing left him emotionally damaged.


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Jennifer Hudson Talks Forgiveness on “Oprah’s Next Chapter”

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 6:43 PM GMT

Her life has been punctuated with astronomical highs and crushing lows, and though it all Jennifer Hudson has survived by keeping a level head.

During her interview on “ Oprah's Next Chapter,” the “American Idol” star shared that she’s forgiven William Balfour for murdering her mother, brother, and nephew back in 2008.


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Jennifer Hudson & Katharine McPhee's Changing Costumes on "Smash" Set

Posted Wednesday August 22, 2012 11:00 PM GMT

Holding her son David by the hand, Jennifer Hudson arrived on the set of "Smash" in New York City today (August 22).

The "Dreamgirls" star started out wearing a tight, hot pink dress with black and white flats before emerging from a wardrobe change in a sequined black dress and bright pink loafers.


Jennifer Hudson & Katharine McPhee "Smash" It Up in NYC

Posted Tuesday August 21, 2012 4:05 PM GMT

Putting in another day's work, Jennifer Hudson and Katharine McPhee headed over to the United Palace Theater where they filmed scenes for "Smash" in Uptown Manhattan on Tuesday (August 21).

While Miss McPhee made no attempt to hide her sexy black romper costume, her "Sparkle" co-star covered up in a robe as she made her way out of the dressing room trailer.


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Jennifer Hudson's 'Smashing' Day on Set

Posted Monday August 20, 2012 10:00 PM GMT

Getting to work on her newest project, Jennifer Hudson was spotted on the set of "Smash" in New York City on Monday (August 20).

The Grammy award-winning songstress donned a lengthy, purple top matched with black leggings before later slipping into a comfortable cardigan while showing her son, David Otunga Jr., around the location.


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Jennifer Hudson Family Killer Gets Three Life Sentences

Posted Tuesday July 24, 2012 3:19 PM GMT

Facing the ultimate consequences for his gruesome actions, William Balfour will be spending the rest of his days behind bars.

The former brother-in-law of Jennifer Hudson was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences after having been found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder back in May of this year.


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