- In 2010, Hudson started filming an upcoming biopic film Winnie, a movie based on the South African politician Winnie Mandela. However, South Africa and Winnie Mandela herself threatened legal action over this film because Mandela wasn’t consulted.
- In April 2010, Hudson announced that she was the official spokesperson for Weight Watchers, telling Oprah that she lost 56lbs. Hudson would later go on to lose about 80 lbs.
- Hudson starts working on her second album.
arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.Photo by John Hudson//Getty Images