”Too often we look at things through human eyes. But when you look at the world spiritually, it makes far more sense. I don’t think I would be here without it.”
“I just wrote a movie for her that I’m really excited about,” the 39-year-old media mogul told People magazine at the premiere of Madea Goes to Jail. “I’m hoping she’ll be able to do it.”
“Looking and talking to [Jennifer], there’s sadness in her eyes, but my thoughts and prayers are always with her,” Perry added. “That’s one of the reasons why I want her to do this role, because I think it’d be really cathartic for her to take it on and work through some things.”
Of the prospective project, Perry says, “[Jennifer] says that she’s been wanting to work with me for a a very long time and I definitely want to work with her. We just have to find the right time.”
Grammy and Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson took home three NAACP Image Awards on Thursday in the categories, best new artist, outstanding collaboration and best album.
Both Chris Brown and Rihanna, who were absent from the event, were nominated for Image Awards. Jamie Foxx beat out Brown in the category of outstanding male artist while Beyonce won over Rihanna for outstanding female artist of the year.
The NAACP celebrates it’s 100th anniversary this year.
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Hudson faces off with Beyonce Knowles (who is up for six awards) and Alicia Keys in the outstanding female music artist, best music video and outstanding supporting actress categories.
The 40th NAACP Image Awards will air on Feb. 12 and will be hosted by Halle Berry and Tyler Perry.
Detailing the horrific events that have occurred in the last week, which took the lives of Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, her brother Jason, and 7-year-old nephew Julian King, the magazines highlight Hudson’s agony and quest for answers.
Blindie applauds both People and Us Weekly for shedding light on this tragedy and making it a point to tell the story–for once–of a black family’s anguish.
Singing “Baby I Need Your Loving,” 90210 2.0′s Tristan Wilds plays the adorable, nearly perfect and ambitious Zach Taylor in the film adaptation of Sue Monk Kidd’s bestselling novel, The Secret Life of Bees.
In the film, Lily (Dakota Fanning) runs away from her emotionally withdrawn father with her maid and only friend, Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson). They find solace in the fiercely independent South Carolina home of the Boatwright Sisters (Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys & Sophie Okonedo), who are beekeepers.
Despite their skin color, Lily falls for Zach and eventually finds the secret to her late mother’s past.
The film opens October 17.