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William Balfour Pleads Not Guilty

Celebuzz | January 20, 2009 - 6:30 pm

William Balfour, the man accused of killing actress/singer Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew in October, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and home-invasion charges, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Hudson’s mother, Darnell Hudson Donerson, 57, and brother Jason Hudson, 29, were found shot to death at Donerson’s Chicago home on October 24. The… More »


Jennifer Hudson Scraps Work Plans

Celebuzz | December 13, 2008 - 3:33 pm

Despite reports that Jennifer Hudson would return to work after the tragic deaths of three family members, the singer remains in private mourning.27-year-old Hudson was set to film the music video for “If This Isn’t Love,” the second single off of her self-titled debut album, this coming week in Los Angeles, said Extra.Us Weekly, however,… More »


Hudson & Balfour

Celebuzz | December 1, 2008 - 3:51 pm

Jennifer Hudson Breaks Her Silence

Betsy Waldman | November 14, 2008 - 3:29 pm

Following the Chicago murders of her mother Darnell Hudson Donerson, brother Jason and nephew Julian King last month, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson has opened up to her fans in a brief message posted on her MySpace blog.
“I want to thank each and every one of you for your thoughts and prayers during this… More »


Hudson Family Murder Suspect: Free by Monday?

Celebuzz | November 7, 2008 - 3:09 pm

Even as friends and family mourn the deaths of Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and niece, the man suspected of murdering them may be released as soon as Monday, TMZ reports. The sole suspect in the case, William Balfour, is currently being held on a parole violation not related to the case. If he’s not charged… More »


Memorial Service For Jennifer Hudson’s Family

Celebuzz | October 30, 2008 - 4:17 pm

A private memorial service for Jennifer Hudson’s family members who were killed in a recent shooting tragedy will be held on Monday, according to Us.
The Chicago Tribune reports that the service will be held at the Hudson Funeral Home  at 9 a.m. on Monday at the Apostolic Church of God.
A representative… More »


Body Found in Jennifer Hudson Case

Betsy Waldman | October 27, 2008 - 8:01 am

TMZ is reporting that Chicago police have found a body matching the description of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew Julian King.
King has been missing since Friday when his grandmother Darnell Donerson, 57, and uncle Jason Hudson, 29, were found shot to death in Darnell’s home.
The body of a seven-year-old African American boy was… More »