Friday, October 24, 2008


CHICAGO (CBS) ― Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother was reportedly found fatally shot in a South Side home Friday, according to a representative of the family's church, CBS Station WBBM-TV in Chicago reported.

Two adults were found dead in a home at 70th Street and Yale Avenue Friday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

A representative of the family's church, Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist, confirms that 57-year-old Darnell Hudson was one of the victims.

As soon as things take off for her, something tragic like this has to happen.  All i can do is shake my head and pray for her and her family's strength.  Wow. 

UPDATE: The other victim has been identified as Jennifer's brother, Jason. They were found by Jennifer's cousin. Police believe the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute. Police are reportedly looking for a man and a 7-year-old boy.


Shanice said...

My prayers go out to her and her family....damn....RIP

Tiera Sermons said...

I am in deep sympathy for J. Hud. I was just watching her new movie (The Secret Life Of Bees) and talking about how much talent she had. I will keep her in my prayers.

Sa'Rah Valentine said...

Wow I grew up right around the corner! Met Jennifer a few times growing up in Englewwod and both residing in Hyde Pk now. I would like to send out my condolences to Jennifer Hudson, her family as well as her church family. God Bless You!
Sa'Rah Valentine

azana said...

my prayers go out to jennifer hudson god bless
when will the killing stop!!!

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