First, gossip columnist, Janet Charlton posted an item claiming that Jennifer Hudson was pregnant with the child of her fiance, David Otunga, a Harvard Law graduate and former contestant on “I Love New York 2.” He’s currently starting a career in wrestling. (You read that correctly…)
Then, Jennifer’s peeps shot that down.
Now Essence Magazine is reporting that sources close to Jennifer are reporting that she is, indeed, pregnant.
If she is, she’s probably keeping it under wraps until she’s far enough along that she feels safe to make an announcement.
And, considering that she lost nearly her entire family last October when her sister’s boyfriend allegedly murdered her mother, brother and nephew, it’s understandable if she wants to start a family of her own as soon as possible…
UPDATE: Essence has taken the story down. To read the full text of the article, click the jump.
Internet rumors have been circulating that Jennifer Hudson is pregnant. While her manager and publicist deny the rumors, two sources close to the Oscar and Grammy winner confirm exclusively to ESSENCE.com that she is indeed expecting. This would be the first child for Hudson.Hudson, who is currently receiving rave reviews while on tour with Robin Thicke, is engaged to David Otunga, a Harvard Law graduate and former contestant on “I Love New York 2.” The couple plans to marry sometime soon, but hasn’t confirmed a wedding date.
Tragedy struck the singer last October when her mother, brother and nephew were murdered. Hudson made a triumphant return to the spotlight on February 1 when she sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Super Bowl. She went on to win her first Grammy Award for best R&B album on February 8.
Hudson is on tour through May 8. Her next show is April 23 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri.