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''It Blows My Mind'' Jennifer Hudson On Playing Her Hero Aretha Franklin

Imagine landing a major role in a movie depicting the life of one of your heroes, and landing the ro...
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2:04 PM - 6 Sep 2021



Dave Moore

''It Blows My Mind'' Jennifer Hudson On Playing Her Hero Aretha Franklin

Cathal Minogue
Cathal Minogue

2:04 PM - 6 Sep 2021

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Imagine landing a major role in a movie depicting the life of one of your heroes, and landing the role because that hero wanted you to play her in the movie! Well that's what happened Jennifer Hudson.

''It Blows My Mind'' Jennifer Hudson On Playing Her Hero Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin actually requested that Jennifer plays her in the movie 'Respect'.

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson joined Dermot and Dave to chat all about the movie and just how far she has come since her first audition in American Idol, over 16 years ago!

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