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Jennifer Hudson's Mother and Brother Shot To Death!

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This is so horrible. Beyond words.

The mother of Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson has been killed.

Investigators said two shooting victims were discovered inside a home belonging to Hudson's mother just before 3:00 PM on Friday.

The home is located at 7019 South Yale in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.

One of the victims was 57-year-old Darnell Hudson.

The other victim was identified as Jennifer's brother, Jason. A cousin who lived nearby discovered the bodies.

Darnell was shot in the head and Jason was shot in the chest, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office.

The shooting is believed to be domestic, police said.

Hudson is said to be flying to Chicago from Tampa.

Our thoughts to Jennifer during this incredibly difficult time.

Update: A search is under way for a young boy who is missing from the home. A child, possibly Jennifer Hudson's 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, is missing, according to sources. Police are searching for an SUV that was seen in the area, a 1994 white Suburban, Illinois license plate number X584859.

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  1. 401

    Re: Pea Brain – How the hell do you know what kind of a life her family had???Wow you people are UNREAL!



  2. 402

    Noooooooo!



  3. 403

    Re: puppies are soft! – Nice thing to post on a blog about a woman who's mother & brother were just murdered…I just had a talk with Karma & he told me a secret…he'll be visiting you in the next few days….have a good time



  4. 404

    Ooohh
    I feel awfull bad, Jennifer!
    Only God can heal the pain!
    God Bless you always!



  5. 405

    Has anyone accounted for Fantasia's whereabouts?

    No? I didn't think so!



  6. 406

    "PRAYERS FOR HER AND HER FAMILY."

    At little late, dear.

    Jesus already killed them.



  7. 407

    Re: MEGAMudkipz – moar? learn to spell 'tard.



  8. 408

    Re: Shit With Broken Bits of Glass
    Yes, you are right…guess it came out the wrong way. I don't know, I guess that's just me. I know if I had $ like Jen, I would want to move to a less violent neighborhood.

    It's just absolutely horrible about what happened.



  9. 409

    "Only God can heal the pain!"

    Since God sat back, popped some corn, and watched them die . . . maybe not.



  10. 410

    This is a total tragedy, I am shocked.

    Peace be with the Hudson family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during these trying times.



  11. 411

    this is terrible news. i pray julian is found safe.

    my deepest sympathy to jennifer and her family.



  12. 412

    omg. so sad. and she just got engaged. this is horrible…



  13. 413

    Re: JuneGordon – WTF…where do you FREAKS OF NATURE come from anyhow?



  14. 414

    I am so sorry Jennifer…you are such a beautiful spirited person and you make Chicago proud. I hope you will be ok.
    Now, I am from Chicago and all these comments about Obama not cleaning up crime here. Well, the same people who are saying this are also leaving rude comments about Jennifer and her family at her lowest moment of her life. It really just goes to show you what type of people are anti-Obama. You people do not have one bit of compassion or one once of positivity or love in your heart. It's really disgusting and I hope for once the nice guy finishes first. And most of you probably have not even been to Chicago, which is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
    Take care Jennifer!



  15. 415

    Re: JuneGordon – Is that your grotesque mug in that default? If so I totally understand your ugliness…you are mad at the world that you look the way you do!! If I had that face I would stand in front of a speeding train



  16. 416

    OMFG!!!!
    That is absolutely horrific! Bad things happen to good people.
    My thoughts and prayers are with Jennifer and her family.



  17. 417

    That's just awful! I live in Chicago too! I'm going to keep an eye out for her poor nephew! That's just horrible …



  18. 418

    The fact that many of you are commenting on where her mother lives-.i.e the slums- does not matter. Domestic violence occurs in all cultures; people of all races, ethnicities, religions, sexes and classes.

    It’s a tragic loss that many of us will never experience-she lost her mother and brother.

    my prays and thoughts are with you.



  19. 419

    Re: puppytoes1 – Thank you!!!!! The point here is, THEY could have lived in a 10 million $$ mansion A FAMILY MEMBER KILLED THEM! Has NOTHING to do with their location



  20. 420

    Darnell and Jason? Her Mother sure has an odd name. Something tells me Perez fucked it all up in at attempt to be "first" to break the story.



  21. 421

    You all must understand, Perez will be SUED if he does not do his "art work" on these photos, which are all copyrighted by the photographers. They lose their rights once he has "drawn on them." He seems to have removed this latest one, which is interesting, after many complaints.



  22. 422

    i don't even like her and that is absolutely terrible. one of my roommates boyfriends just stabbed another guy tonight on our porch (he's alive thank god) but this is hitting close to home



  23. 423

    OMGGGG, this is so terrible! Prayers are with her & all affected



  24. 424

    this is so sad. prayers for her and her family

  25. mute says – reply to this


    425

    all my love to jennifer and her family… so sad. i can't imagine and am wishing for the boy's safe return.



  26. 426

    The actress' sister, Julia, reported the boy missing from the home Friday afternoon, a police source said. Family friends said the boy was her son, but police did not confirm that. The MySpace pages for Julia Hudson and the suspect say they are married and that Julian is her son.

    Cook County court records show the suspect pleaded guilty in 1999 to attempted murder and vehicular hijacking. He also was convicted in a 1998 case of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, records show.

    The man was released from the Illinois River Correctional Center in Downstate Canton in May 2006 after serving 7 years in prison. He is still on probation, state records show.



  27. 427

    my thoughts and prayers go out to you jennifer. It is so unfortunate that an amazing women like her has to go through this unbelievable experience that I could never be able to understand. Justice will be found!



  28. 428

    awful, awful, awful.



  29. 429

    That is horrible. I could not even imagine…
    … Why do bad things happen to good people??



  30. 430

    I cant believe people keep getting pissed about the picture and the address. He has to use a picture that is his and this was probably thr only one. It probably took him so long to use another picture because he probably had to get the RIGHTS to use it. And with the address, its ALL over the media. I've seen it on other news websites and they even said it on the 10 o'clock news. Its nopt just him. Now to the point,
    I cant even try to think how she must be feeling right now. This is so horrible i cant even think of words to say. Ill def pray for her and her family in church tomorrow.



  31. 431

    $500 for anyone who beats perez hilton with a baseball bat!



  32. 432

    LOL THAT IS HILARIOUS



  33. 433

    i AM IN SHOCK I WAS LISTENING TO HER ALBUM TODAY I FEEL SICK !BLESS HER AND HER FAMILY!!!I AM SO SAD~!!!!!!!!!!



  34. 434

    IM SORRY BUT THAT IS HILARIOUS!!!



  35. 435

    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥
    MY HEART GO'S OUT TO JENNIFER AND HER FAMILY. BE STRONG WE LOVE YOU!
    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥



  36. 436

    I WISH PEREZ WOULD FIGURE OUT A WAY WE COULD ALL SIGN AN ECARD OR SOMETHING TO SHOW HER OUR SYMPATHY.



  37. 437

    Re: Leona$ Gho$t – Leona…that is a really good idea!!!



  38. 438

    This is so sad.



  39. 439

    I feel terrible for her. Best wishes to her, and hope she can bide through.



  40. 440

    RIP:(RIP:(RIP:(



  41. 441

    Dear Jennifer,
    I am so so sorry for your lose. If there is anything that I can do for you or your family, please let me know. I will be your mother if you need one anytime, sweetheart.
    Love, Sarah



  42. 442

    i can't believe it



  43. 443

    thats so sad :[



  44. 444

    {♥♥}{♥♥}

    {{♥♥♥♥}} Jen♥U will never be the same. U need 2/get♥♥}}
    ♥♥}} nerves of STEEL, coz U will need them♥
    So sorry, honey..we all love you very much{{{{♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥}}}
    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
    ♥♥ ♥♥ ♥♥
    zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz



  45. 445

    Wow,
    that's awful. =[
    My best regards go out to her & her loved ones.
    xoxo



  46. 446

    My thoughts and prayers are with Jennifer at this very sad time. May your Guardian Angel watch over you :)



  47. 447

    I don't even know what to say, this is horrible.

  48. sahra says – reply to this


    448

    to: Colin farrellsthe man

    I love colin farrell too, have you seen his latest movie pride & glory it's awesome i love it and i'm going to see it again he should get an oscar for it he was magnificent i recommend everyone to see it you love it.



  49. 449

    Re: SarahAmerica – Was that your idea of funny or cute? It's "I'm sorry for your LOSS" not your LOSE…idiot



  50. 450

    There are no words to express this tragedy! I sincerely hope the media allows her to mourn in peace!

    May they be with GOD now…RIP



  51. 451

    Practically the first thing I did this morning was check this…
    and you changed the picture. You really do listen to your fans.
    Poor dear, thoughts and prayers are with her!
    And some for you too P-



  52. 452

    Wow.

    My heart goes out to her and the rest of her family and all those who knew and loved them.

    I pray that whatever happened and whoever did this gets justice.



  53. 453

    Re: LusciousLiz
    Thank you for posting after mine. For some reason people fail to see that-even if Jennifer moved her mother in a million $ home- this still would have happened. Domestic violence has no dollar value, it can happen to any social class.
    Also, thank you for responding to those who made light of the situation-apparently they do not see the horrific/unspeakable crime that happened.



  54. 454

    First off i need to say im truly sorry to hear about Jennifer Hudson's loss, and i hope they find her missing nephew asap. Second, fuck all you assholes who are bashing Chicago, it may not be perfect but what fucking city is. Oh and fuck your damn statistics. Chicago has alot to offer so quit looking at the negative shit.



  55. 455

    aww that poor darling
    my heart goes out to her
    tc jennifer



  56. 456

    OMG!MY PRAYERS GO OUT 2 HER N HER FAM.I HOPE THEY FIND THAT LIL BOY N IS WELL.HOPE THEY CATCH THE FUCKER THAT IS DOING ALL THIS 2 HER!



  57. 457

    This is very sad. To lose a family member in normal conditions is sad, imagine how it must be to lose in a tragic way!
    I only hope that Jennifer have the time she needs to cry, because is very hard to move over.
    My prayers are with you, big girl!
    All the strenght of the world you will need now!



  58. 458

    OMG this is terrible!!!! My prayers are with her and her family!!!!!!



  59. 459

    terrible news!! My prayers are with Jennifer and the Hudson family! I really hope they find the little boy!!



  60. 460

    RIP.
    So sad :( .
    My prayers are with Jennifer.



  61. 461

    R.I.P poor poor family, must be sooo upset, I love Jenifer Hudson because sh is sich an inspiration for looking gorgeous and not being size 0, she and her family did not deserve this, The murderer should rot in hell, or prison! XXX



  62. 462

    (*Sniffff*)
    Oooooooh…..My….Gosh. :-(
    I can`t even begin to imagine what Jennifer is going through right now,
    But I truly do hope that the police are able to get to the bottom of this,
    And my heart truly does go out to Jennifer and her family….



  63. 463

    Re: bobbytomorow – AND YOU HAVE THE BRAIN AND COMPASSION OF A PISSANT.



  64. 464

    Re: JuneGordon – lusciousliz is right…YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW GOD IF THAT is what your peabrain thinks. You have NO understanding of THIS WORLD and WHO is in charge of it. From God POV she is with him now and in a better place. If you can't say something nice to Jennifer, KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT.



  65. 465

    What a sad and horrible story. This has to be a nightmare for Jennifer and my thoughts and concerns are with her and her family. She seems like such a good, hard-working and honest and very talented young lady. I am sure her sister, other relatives and fiance will help her through this awful time. I hope the scumbag murderer is locked up forever where he belongs and rots in hell.



  66. 466

    JENNIFER - honey, what a HORRIBLE, horrible thing to happen to someone who has had such happy times and talent that has taken you places (AND STILL WILL!! DON'T GIVE UP). Im am beyond words…as to how sorry I am and that just doent cut it. Your mother and I are the same age. Im sorry for the totally wrong taking of her life and your brothers. I only pray you little cousin is ok and found soon. This will be a hard time, but its obvious you are a strong woman. You never get over losing them, but you DO learn to go on & the pain isnt ALWAYS this bad…I wish you the best and you are in my PRAYERS. God Bless, honey. We all lose our loved ones, but not as often all at once. I wish there was something I could do for you. I know there isnt. To mom and brother, GOOD JOURNEY.



  67. 467

    I thought iit was fake at first….. so sad.



  68. 468

    WHY ISN'T AN "AMBER ALERT" IN EFFECT FO THE MISSING BOY??????
    "



  69. 469

    This really horrible i'm so sorry that really dsad how that happened especially to your mother and brother. Be Strong Jennifer.

    Sincerely,
    I Tell Like It Is



  70. 470

    Damn WTF! What a shock.

  71. me2u says – reply to this


    471

    Re: omg-i-rule – note to you, kate hudson is white



  72. 472

    wow i feel bad i will be praying for so



  73. 473

    That's terrible!! My feelings go out to you Jennifer! but first u need 2 dump that guys ass!



  74. 474

    Oh my goooood. that's terrible!
    I feel so sorry for her :( ..



  75. 475

    This is so sad..i'll be devastated if my family was shot to death brutally.
    R.I.P
    My prayers are with her and the rest of her family and friends at they go through these difficult times.



  76. 476

    sorry for her.horrible



  77. 477

    Re: piazzasbuttplug

    Hey–Little Johnny Paranoia… is that you??



  78. 478

    Omg that's horrible :( My thoughts go out to Jennifer and family!



  79. 479

    what can you say, nothing in this world is going to help her pain but time and lots of love, the shock of loosing 2 family members and a missing nephew my god I can not even Imagine her pain, thanks for posting the info on her nephew this is so important to do I just really hope they find him soon.
    God Bless Jennifer and her sisiter.



  80. 480

    Re: puppytoes1 – thanks for the post :-)



  81. 481

    I first heard the news last night on channel 9. I was SO shocked that i didn't even believe it!!! I hope they find the child soon, my prayers go out to Jennifer. :( R.I.P. Darnell and Jason, i hope whoever committed this horrendous crime is brought to justice!



  82. 482

    I am honestly so sorry for her… there's nothing that can be said or done to make her pain go away…. how can someone do something like that?



  83. 483

    Oh my gosh that's so terrible. She and her family will be in my prayers.



  84. 484

    Re: Miss Lo – The Rev. Willie Davis, pastor of the Progressive Baptist Church, where Ms. Hudson and her family were members, said that despite her daughter’s celebrity, Ms. Donerson chose to stay and live on the South Side, WLS reported….THAT'S WHY



  85. 485

    the comments say she's drawn on and that its under 50 cent
    so i think you changed it.
    thanks :\

    and oh. my. fwojiwfijfwoijeowf.
    that is HORRIBLE.

    FIND THAT GOSH DARN BOY NOW, PEREZ
    JUST TRACK HIS SCENT :(
    PLEEEEASE



  86. 486

    oh my god i cant even imagine what shes feeling right now!!!

    R.I.P

    this is trully sad.



  87. 487

    this is so horrible for words :(
    my thoughts and prayers go to her…
    i hope she fines justice for this
    this is soo horrible :(



  88. 488

    Re: MEGAMudkipz – Ignorant piece of shit!



  89. 489

    omgg so sadd
    sick asshole whoever did this.
    R.I.P



  90. 490

    So sad!



  91. 491

    sooooo sadddddd!!!:(



  92. 492

    wow, that's actually so sad



  93. 493

    :O holy craaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaap.



  94. 494

    MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE DECEASED.I KNOW
    A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK I'M WRONG FOR SAYING THIS BUT I'M GONNA SAY IT
    ANYWAY,YOU REAP WHAT YOU SEW.WHEN YOU DO WRONG BY OTHER'S IT COMES BACK ON YOU IN ANY WAY.I BET THE MAIN PERSON WHO WILL BE
    RIGHT BY HER SIDE IS THE EX,SHE DUMPED. R.I.P MRS.HUDSON AND JASON.



  95. 495

    Way to release the actual address, Perez. As if the house isn't already going to be swormed with paparazzi. Now the whole fucking world can show up. You're steadily losing points. You're going to force me to go back to Pink Is The New Blog.



  96. 496

    God be with you Jennifer, in these very hard moments. Our thoughts and prayers with you. I hope your nephew is still alive. Much love.



  97. 497

    Now perez why did you have to get the fat old pic of her you can be so mean sometimes but i love you.



  98. 498

    You're in my prayers Jennifer.

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