The dreamgirl's journey
American recording artist and singer Jennifer Hudson shot into prominence as a finalist on the third season of American Idol and made her film debut with Dreamgirls. On her birthday today, CS brings you some trivia on Jennifer:
>> In October 2008, her mother, brother, and elder sister, Julia were found shot dead. William Balfour, the estranged husband of Julia, was convicted for the murders.
>> The day after the death of Whitney Houston, Hudson paid tribute to her by singing Houston’s iconic ‘I Will Always Love You’ during the 54th Grammy Awards, 2012.