Jennifer Hudson is getting real about her role on Broadway! On Tuesday, a fan took to Twitter to express outrage over the fact that the soulful singer was not nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in The Color Purple. Related: Jennifer Will Star In Hairspray Live! The JHud supporter wrote: Ultimate snub of @IAMJHUD for the #TonyAwards. [...]
Jennifer Hudson Says She Was “Used” By Broadway The nominations for the Tony Awards, recognizing outstanding performances on Broadway plays, were announced earlier today. Fan-favorite Hamilton broke records with an astounding 16 nominations for the production. But there was
Oscar- and Grammy-winner Jennifer Hudson won't be getting a Tony anytime soon—even though she's one of the stars of the musical revival of The Color Purple, which was nominated for 4 Tonys on May 3, she wasn't among the nominees. According...Show More Summary
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Nominations for the Tony Awards, the Tony Awards of awards shows, were announced Tuesday morning, and boy is everyone the theatre world, the theatre world of worlds, in a tizzy over Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton breaking the record for number given to a single production. Show More Summary
The 2016 Tony nominations dropped Tuesday morning, and one star’s name was conspicuously absent from the list: Jennifer Hudson, who’s earned laudatory reviews for her turn as Shug Avery in the revival of The Color Purple that opened on Broadway in December.
When the Tony nominations were announced this morning, most people were quick to analyze just exactly how well Hamilton fared. (Record breaking! Surprised?) But when the initial excitement dissipated a bit, one thespian spoke out regarding her lack of nomination — and her subsequent lack of surprise. Jennifer Hudson, who ... More »
'I hope he felt it,' the actress said on the red carpet.
Jennifer Hudson is responding to her nomination snub from the 2016 Tony Awards for her performance in The Color Purple, one of the biggest hits on Broadway this season. A fan tweeted at the Oscar-winning actress, “Ultimate snub of @IAMJHUD for the #TonyAwards. Her performance was great for it being her first time in Broadway.” [...]
Damn, Jennifer Hudson is fun-ny. She had us cracking up all night as she posted snippets of her H&M tulle train, first sitting pretty on the couch, then looking fierce on the Met Gala stairs - paired with Paul Andrew heels and over $1.5...Show More Summary
Jennifer Hudson wore a white H&M gown to the met gala, and though it wasn't quite as Cinderella-esque as Claire Danes's light-up dress, it certainly held its own. And she had all the photo moments to prove it. Ariana Grande had quite the tulle ensemble at the Time 100 Gala ... More »
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Jennifer Hudson is gorgeous in a white gown while attending the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City. “The dress is definitely a statement piece—it’s a showstopper,” the 34-year-old entertainer told PeopleStyle. “It’s very befitting for the moment of the Met Gala. I feel [...]
The Met Gala is here! As celebrities and designers start to walk the red carpet, we've gathered everything that happened before fashion's biggest night here. Kim Kardashian started prepping at midnight, Jennifer Hudson had a great time in her hotel room, and Lily Aldridge floated in some bath salts. Scroll ... More »
This week has seen major casting announcements come out of Telsey & Co. for its “Hairspray: Live!” on NBC: Jennifer Hudson as Motormouth Maybelle, Harvey Fierstein in drag as Edna Turnblad, Martin Short as her husband Wilbur Turnblad, and Derek Hough as Corny Collins. Show More Summary
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The cast for NBC's next live musical event, Hairspray, is starting to fill out with reality TV stars, comedians and a Tony winner.
Jennifer Hudson is currently starring on Broadway in The Color Purple, but this winter, she's bringing her acting and vocal talents to NBC's production of Hairspray Live! Hudson will play Motormouth Maybelle in the show executive-produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron from NBC's Smash. Show More Summary