Jennifer Hudson Writing Weight Loss Memoir
How did she do it?
Jennifer Hudson sailed last year from a size 16 to a size six, and the singer-actress has said she knows how women struggle with our relationship with food. That's why she's reportedly secured an exciting new book deal that will reveal exactly how -- and why -- Hudson shed 80 pounds.
Twenty-nine-year-old Jennifer Hudson butterflied into the public eye as a long-running contestant on "American Idol," and part of her appeal has been that she's so relatable. Unlike a lot of Hollywood figures, Hudson (who has a one-year-old son with fiance David Otunga) knows one of the core struggles of womanhood -- body image -- and in 2010 set out to accomplish something she'd been meaning to do for ages when she tried Weight Watchers to lose 80 pounds.
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Hudson worked as a spokesperson for the weight loss brand, but even after the campaign ended she's had millions of us buzzing. What exactly were the lifestyle changes she made in order to shed so much weight, and maybe more importantly: why did she suddenly decide to do it?
Jennifer Hudson has said that she wanted her son to have healthy examples for parents, and now a source says Hudson will open up about her "experience growing up in an environment where healthy living was not a priority." Word has it she's also preparing to dish on the challenges she encountered being an overweight person on "American Idol" and in Hollywood.
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Meanwhile Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Group, is sure to be thrilled about their acquisition of this Jennifer Hudson weight loss memoir. Not only is it likely that Weight Watchers will help significantly with the promotion, but in a time when celeb autobios being churned out every week, it's rare that a celebrity actually has a message that their audience can learn from. This is one celeb memoir that will sell like hotcakes -- er, hot...vegetables?
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