Via Roger Friedman of the Hollywood Reporter:
It’s official! Oscar winner and ‘American Idol’ star Jennifer Hudson gave birth to a baby boy late yesterday. His name is David Daniel Otunga, Jr., named for his father and Hudson’s fiancee. Hudson tells me he weighed in at seven pounds, fourteen ounces. And Jennifer and David, Sr., by the way, did not know the sex of the baby in advance. They bought blue and pink clothes, just in case!
Hudson’s pregnancy has been an unusual one for a star. For one thing, she never announced it. She simply turned up ‘showing’ at a concert last winter and let the fans speculate for themselves.
Part of this was privacy, some of it was superstition, but most of it had to do with the terrible tragedy she and her family underwent last October. The murders of her mother, brother, and nephew were beyond comprehension. But Jennifer, who is basically a positive person, turned lemons into lemonade. She and fiancee Otunga conceived a child soon after the episode.