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Jennifer Hudson is an Oscar and Grammy-winning actress and singer known for roles in Dreamgirls and Sex and the City.
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Hudson has also become a spokesperson for Weight Watchers and published the 2012 book I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down. She’s started her own clothing line and contributed to the soundtrack for Think Like a Man while continuing to star in film projects as well. She was featured in 2012’s The Three Stooges and portrayed famous South African activist Winnie Mandela in the biopic, Winnie,
which has seen a limited release in Canada. In 2013, Hudson appeared as a reoccurring guest star on the television musical series Smash.
Hudson and her boyfriend, David Otunga, have been engaged for several years and have a son. Otunga, a Harvard Law School graduate who starred on the reality show I Love New York 2, is a WWE wrestling star and has entered the world of acting with a role in the film The Call.
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