Jennifer Hudson Signs Books, Looks Hungry

We loved large Jennifer Hudson. Everyone did. The admiration wasn't due to her weight, it was because of her vivacious spirit, unmarred from Hollywood and backed up with a "This is me. Deal." attitude. Yeah, she was hanging on to an extra 80 pounds -- so? It didn't stop her from outsparkling Beyonce in Dream Girls (Sorry, B, but Jennifer stole that one) and being a role model for gals who didn't fit Tinsel Town's body mold.

Well, Hudson went and healthied up. Now she's written a book called I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down and darn it, that girl is still beautiful. Glowing. And probably hungry.

If you swing by Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Park (7700 West Northwest Hwy. Ste. 300, Dallas) today and pick up a copy of her read, you'll get a wristband for tonight's book signing. She won't be posing with you (photobomb anyone?) or personalizing her autograph, but you can be a part of the celebrity glamor while secretly searching her eyes for flickers of hunger pains and comfort food fantasies. Also, should she pass out from minimal caloric intake, be a sister and snap a Slim Jim under that girl's nose -- she's too lovely to be famished.

Signing starts at 7 p.m., with books on sale all day long. For more information go here.

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