Reports this evening indicate that Jennifer Hudson’s mother was gunned down in her Chicago home earlier today.
However, police have not yet confirmed that the well-decked-out plus size Hudson’s mother was indeed killed.
Reuters reports on the tragic death of the Sex and The City castmember’s mother.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – The mother of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson was found shot to death in her Chicago home on Friday, media reported.
The entertainment website TMZ said Hudson’s brother Jason also was found dead, citing a neighbor. A cousin who lived nearby discovered the bodies, TMZ said.
The Chicago Tribune, quoting police, said the killings may be linked to a domestic disturbance.
Police could not confirm the reports that Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donnerson, and brother had been killed.
Hudson won an Academy Award for her role in “Dream Girls.”
(Reporting by Michael Conlon; Editing by John O’Callaghan)