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Jennifer Hudson

Essence cover

5 Jan, 2014

hudsonHudson appears on the cover of Essence magazine to discuss her Christmas movie, Black Nativity. Hudson talks about stepping outside of her comfort zone to play Winnie.

So much was done to suppress Winnie’s voice, to keep her quiet. Winnie’s story needed to be told.

On mastering a South African accent:

I was so nervous about doing a good job that I started working on the accent a couple of months before I even got there.