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I Got This

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I Got This

How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down

By Jennifer Hudson

Dutton Adult, Hardcover, 9780525952770, 256pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2012

Description
A personal and inspirational memoir from Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, focused on her amazing transformation as she embraced a healthy lifestyle and lost over eighty pounds.

Soulful and sultry, Jennifer Hudson wowed the world with her powerful voice in "American Idol"'s third season, and then took Hollywood by storm with a star turn in "Dreamgirls" that won her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. But before we knew her as an American Idol standout, Jennifer was singing in her church choir in the Southside of Chicago. This uplifting memoir tells the story of Jennifer's meteoric rise from "American Idol" to "Dreamgirls" to her amazing weight loss on the megablockbuster Weight Watchers diet plan. With the Weight Watchers brand endorsing her, Jennifer gives her fans tips for embracing a healthy lifestyle in order to lose weight and reclaim their bodies. Full of stories from her "American Idol" days, her experience acting in "Dreamgirls," and how her son inspired her to want to live healthfully, this book is a gift for her millions of fans and an inspiration for anyone struggling with weight issues.



About the Author
Jennifer Hudson is an international pop star and award-winning actress. She first came to prominence on the third season of "American Idol." She won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Effie White in the 2006 film adaptation of "Dreamgirls." She is the current spokesperson for Weight Watchers, having lost over eighty pounds on their program. She grew up in Chicago and is engaged to WWE wrestler David Otunga. The couple has a two-year-old son.