Jennifer Hudson on Her Family, Weight Loss and Career – 20/20

Jennifer Hudson’s television promotion for her upcoming album I Remember Me began in a big with with an interview on ABC’s 20/20 tonight. The new album comes out this Tuesday, March 22.

In the interview, Jennifer talks about her weight loss, her son David Jr., her career and the tragic murders of her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008.

She tears up when she recounts the strength her faith in God has given her to face each day. “That’s the thing that keeps me, ” she says, “and I feel that’s the greatest gift that my mother…no money, no fame, no nothing could give to you at all. I wouldn’t be sitting here right now this happy, talking to you with out it.”

“I have the greatest sadness to be sad over, ” says Jennifer, “but look at the joy I have too.”

Next week, you can see Jennifer on GMA (3/21), The View (3/22), BET 106 & Park (3/22), The Wendy Williams Show (3/23), American Idol Results show (3/24) and the Tonight Show (3/25).

Check out Jennifer’s 20/20 interview after the jump.

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