Jennifer Hudson Tells Touching Personal Prince Story, Sings 'Purple Rain'

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Get a Sneak Peek of Jennifer Hudson's Song from Tonight's 'Empire'

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#TBT Recap: The Best Celebrity Throwback Photos of the Week — October 17, 2014

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Let's Hope This Guy Doesn't Get Fired After What He Did with His Dog Wrigley

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(Imgur) A few buzzworthy tidbits from around the web to distract you from your work day. Man's best friend's got a whole new meaning... This man is either a genius who knows what us puppy-loving folks really want, or some dude who's really really bored with his current gig. For the past month, Redditor mmsspp has been reenacting scenes from romantic movies like The Notebook (above) and Dirty Dancing (below) with his dog Wrigley after his boss allowed him to take him to work. “It started with...Read Full Story

Jennifer Hudson Chops Off Her Hair — See a Picture

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While everyone was out dressing like Miley Cyrus for Halloween this weekend, Jennifer Hudson went and got her haircut — you know, since every pixie cut is now a "Miley." Anyway, the actress debuted her new cut at Black Girls Rock! at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Saturday in Newark. Of course, she looks great. Hudson stunned on the red carpet with her brand new 'do and showed it off on her Instagram page. This probably doesn't mean that she's going to go around defiling a foam finger...Read Full Story

Jennifer Hudson Has Never Had an Alcoholic Drink

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Getty ImagesWell, one thing's for sure: You won't see a drunk Jennifer Hudson embarrassing herself in front of the cameras anytime soon. Or ever. Why? The actress has never had a drink in her life. Hudson shared the news with noted vodka lover Chelsea Handler on her show last night, sending the talk show host into complete shock. They were talking about Hudson's new role as a heroin addict in The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete when Handler teased (via Us Weekly): "I love this new movie...Read Full Story

Watch: Jennifer Hudson Parodies Kerry Washington's 'Scandal' in Funny or Die Skit

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The folks over at Funny or Die are taking a political stand the best way they know how: humor. They already gave the cleverly designed click-bait that was "Alyssa Milano's Sex Tape" — a ruse to shed light on the conflict in Syria. Now they're going with a Scandal parody to promote the positives of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. In the clip, Jennifer Hudson takes on the Kerry Washington role of a fixer — sorry, a covert scandal manager — who seeks out the most desperate of DC's seedy...Read Full Story

Poll: Who's YOUR 'Most Likeable Woman in Hollywood'?

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(Photos: Getty)In one of iHeartRadio's many surveys, Ellen Degeneres was named the "most likeable woman in Hollywood," running away with 35 percent of the vote. Jennifer Lawrence came in second place at 17 percent, followed by Emma Stone at 13 percent. Ellen also beat out the likes of Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Hudson, and Anna Kendrick to take the title. But did the iHeartRadio voters get it right? Technically there's no wrong answer here — all these women are awesome. But we...Read Full Story

A Roundup of All the Stars Who Think Simon Cowell Will Be a Good Dad

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Getty ImagesGrouchy X Factor judge Simon Cowell might not seem like the family man — in fact, he even said he didn't want kids — but it seems like everyone around him believes he's truly going to be an awesome dad. You know, now that he got his close friend's estranged wife Lauren Silverman pregnant. Simon and baby mama (X17) Even Cowell's ex-girlfriend Carmen Electra thinks so. They had some sort of short-lived romance — a "very flirtatious friendship," she says — and now she nothing but...Read Full Story

Jennifer Hudson's 'American Idol' Judging Gig Looking Very Likely

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(Getty)Those of you who were hoping for an all-alum judging panel on the next season of American Idol just got one step closer to realizing those dreams. E! News reports that "multiple sources" have confirmed former American Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson has signed a deal to sit at the judges' table this fall for the show's 13th season. Current judges Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, and Keith Urban will likely not be returning. The site also reports that season one winner Kelly...Read Full Story