Jennifer Hudson Sets Wedding Date, Returns to Idol
After Idol‘s tribute to Motown Wednesday, Hudson — who finished in 7th place in season 3 — pre-taped a performance for a future episode of the show. Host Ryan Seacrest then chatted with Hudson and asked her if she had set a date for her wedding. “Yeah, but it’s a secret,” she replied. “I can’t tell anybody.”
Hudson, who will be touring with Robin Thicke to promote her self-titled, debut album starting March 31, told Seacrest, “It feels great” to be back on the stage where she started her singing career.
Dressed in a black dress, a blazer, and leggings, Hudson, 25, who won a Grammy for best R&B album earlier this year, gave a rousing vocal performance of her single “If This Isn’t Love.”
Fellow Idol alum Ruben Studdard also pre-taped a performance that will air Thursday night. — Lisa Ingrassia