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2010-08-10 18:57:00

Other guests include Peter Rafelson, writer/ music producer, Tierra Crockwell, 8 yr old 2010 National Champion and World record holder, Keith Robinson, star of 'Dreamgirls' and Sara Stokes, P Diddy's 'Making the Band' LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prince Ali, renowned international pop artist and social activist, twice-platinum composer and singer joins in support of The United We Serve Fair and brings with him Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Founder of Agape International,...

2009-04-24 18:38:28

Jennifer Hudson's publicist said the U.S. singer and actress is not pregnant, contrary to Internet rumors circulating this week claiming she is. Hudson won an Oscar for her work in the movie musical, Dreamgirls. She has also appeared in the films Sex and the City and The Secret Life of Bees, and has been enjoying a successful pop music career. The one-time American Idol contender was thrust further into the media's glare late last year when her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew were shot...

2009-01-31 13:50:00

Singer Jennifer Hudson, who lost three family members in a Chicago killing last year, is set to return to the stage at the Super Bowl, an editor says. Billboard R&B/hip-hop senior editor Gail Mitchell said when Hudson performs the national anthem at Sunday's NFL championship, the Chicago native will likely be met with great fan appreciation, the Chicago Tribune said Saturday. I'm sure she's going to get thunderous applause when she comes out, Mitchell said, and I think she's going to be...

2009-01-20 14:26:11

William Balfour, the man charged with killing three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's family, has pleaded not guilty in a Chicago court. Balfour, who is the estranged husband of Hudson's sister, Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and home invasion, People.com said. He is being held without bail and his next court date was scheduled for Jan. 27. The news comes as Hudson has been scheduling her first public appearances since the October fatal shooting deaths...

2008-12-30 14:39:29

William Balfour was formally indicted Tuesday for the slayings of three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's family in Chicago. Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew were shot and killed in October. E! News said Balfour, the estranged husband of Hudson's sister, Julia, was indicted Tuesday on murder and home invasion charges following a brief court hearing. Balfour and his attorney have insisted Balfour did not commit the triple homicide. The suspect is being held without bond...

2008-11-03 16:00:00

A private funeral was held at a Chicago church Monday morning for three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's family. Hudson's mother and brother were shot to death Oct. 24 in their home on Chicago's South Side. The body of Hudson's 7-year-old nephew was discovered in a parked sports utility vehicle on the city's West Side last Monday. The estranged husband of Hudson's sister Julia has been called a person of interest in the case, but has not been charged. He was being held on an...

2008-10-27 18:00:02

Police confirmed Monday the body of a child found in a vehicle in Chicago is that of 7-year-old Julian King, the nephew of actress-singer Jennifer Hudson. The Chicago Tribune quoted police Superintendent Jody Weis as saying the child's identity was confirmed by the Cook County medical examiner's office. Hudson and three other relatives went to the office and identified Julian's remains, which were discovered in the back seat of a parked Chevrolet Suburban by a passerby on Chicago's West...

2008-09-29 06:00:24

By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- Jennifer Hudson doesn't like to say "I told you so," but she told you so. More than four years ago, when the then-unknown singer finished seventh on Season 3 of American Idol, she delivered an "exit speech. I said, 'I don't know when or where or how, but God has something in store for me.' I think the judges or producers kind of laughed." Hudson, 27, also laughs at the memory, and with good reason. Not long after making that prediction, she landed a key...

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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).