Jennifer Hudson and her little man had a special date recently.
The 31-yr-old ‘Smash” actress took her 3-yr-old son David Jr. to the Barnum and Bailey Circus in Long Island, NY.
“I had the hottest date lastnight ! He was sooo cute ! Even took me out for ice cream” she tweeted.
Meanwhile, Jen’s fiance
David Otunga is starring alongside Morris Chestnut and Halle Berry in the new movie ‘The Call.” Which had a strong opening weekend with roughly $17 million at the box office, ranking #2 overall.
Check out a photo of Morris and David in action below!
Jennifer Hudson covers the March/April 2013 issue of Weight Watchers magazine, showing off her svelte body. Here’s what the 31-yr-old had to share about how she has maintained her weight loss.
“Jogging makes me feel powerful and free! I like challenging myself,” and that, most importantly, her confidence wouldn’t be identified by her weight. “I liked who I was before I lost weight, and I like who I am now.” [HuffPost]
and after a memorable performance at the 2013 Superbowl, Beyonce posted a message to the other performers (Kelly, Michelle, Alicia and JHud) all of whom are African American.
Black Girls do rock!… yes indeed!!!
I’m sure you’ve read everything about Beyonce‘s Halftime Show during Superbowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday Feb 3, in New Oreleans, Louisiana.
Jennifer Hudson opened the pre-game show with an emotional performance of “America the Beautiful,” with the children from Sandy Hook Elementary School Choir. JHud looked fab, loved her hair and makeup.
Alicia Keys kept the momentum going with “a very different version of the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’.” The 14-time Grammy winner rocked a floor-length red dress and sat behind a grand white piano and belted out the national anthem.
Jennifer Hudson shares the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly with her Smash co-stars Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty.
Here’s what the Oscar-Grammy winning entertainer who ‘plays a Tony-winning superstar struggling to hold on to fame on the NBC’s Broadway dramedy,’ had to share about ‘how she’s learned to appreciate the theater now that she’s playing a Broadway star’ on the upcoming second season of Smash – which premieres on February 5.
“It’s not easy being on the stage on Broadway. I take my hat off to those people,” Jennifer said. “Doing the show has helped me get my feet wet for Broadway,” she continued. “I like to take one step at a time, and I felt like [Smash] was a huge leap, but it was a great start into walking into that world, which is something I definitely want to do one day.”
Jennifer Hudson is featured on Michigan Avenue magazine December 2012 issue.
The award winning actress was interviewed by Kelly Rowland for the feature. Checkout some highlights.
On how her hometown of Chicago has has influenced her personality and career?: “That’s a good question. As far as my personality, I feel that Chicago keeps me normal, and that’s why I still live here. Being around all my family and friends keeps me sane and helps build my character. As far as music, Chicago is about the blues. A lot of great musicians come from Chicago, like Chaka Khan and Kanye and now myself. It’s a musical city, so you can’t help but be musical living here.”
On the most difficult part about being a mother, and the greatest joy in her relationship with her son: “My greatest joy—let me answer that first. Oh goodness, it’s so overwhelmingly beautiful. He’s got so much personality, I could go on and on about this little boy. He is amazing! I still look at him every day, like, This is my son—wow! I’ve learned that you can never understand how much your parents love you until you become a parent yourself. Because that’s when you see how that love works and how deep it is.” More >
Jennifer Hudson wears a 7 For All Mankind denim jacket, an H&M skirt and DKNY top for the Decemebr 2012 cover of Lucky magazine.
Check out some highlights from the interview
On her grandfather being her biggest fashion inspiration: “The most stylish person in my family was definitely him—he’d take you into his closet and be like, ‘Hey! You need to wear this, Jenny!’ He was dressed down, honey, his closet, his clothes, they were sharp. He would pick things out of his for me to wear, and they were always perfect. That’s why I love menswear.”
On the first time she was asked to slim down: “The first time I was asked to lose weight [on American Idol], I was like, ‘What??’ Where I come from, I was never considered particularly heavy.” After a number of crash-diet attempts, Hudson found success with Weight Watchers because it wasn’t about Hollywood-style deprivation. “You have what you’re craving,” she says. “I have chocolate every day.” More >