Jennifer Hudson On Chiraq: “I Have The Same Story In Real Life”

jennifer hudson chiraq2In 2008, 34-year-old award-winning singer, Jennifer Hudson went through the unthinkable: she lost her mother, her brother, and her nephew all in one night after her sister’s estranged husband shot them in a brutal murder — a topic she rarely talks about now, except in a way to help someone else heal from tragedy as well. Now, the mother is starring in Spike Lee’s new film, “Chiraq” about Chicago’s gun violence.  The topic hits too close to home.