Jennifer Hudson, covers Jet magazine. Inside she talks about possibly playing Aretha Franklin in her forthcoming biopic, discusses her new movie “Winnie” and more.
On Playing Aretha in a movie…”I would be honored. I would love to play that role.”
On her upcoming movie, Winnie…”To step into such huge shoes as Winnie Mandela and tell her story, her journey and the contributions that she gave to the world, to us was an amazing experience.”
On Losing Weight for the Winnie role…”When I arrived in South Africa they [the film’s producers] said, ‘Wow, you’re pretty thin.’ And I said, ‘This is what you told me to do