The dreamgirl's journey

Sep 12, 2012, 08:50 IST | Special Features

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. 

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