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Jennifer Hudson Full-On Admits She Was Only Cast In The Color Purple Because She's A Celeb!

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See what she had to say HERE!

Jennifer Hudson is getting real about her role on Broadway!

On Tuesday, a fan took to Twitter to express outrage over the fact that the soulful singer was not nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in The Color Purple.

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The JHud supporter wrote:

However, the 34-year-old responded to straight-up say that the only reason she was cast in the first place was because of her celeb status!

Ch-ch-check out her post (below)!

See what she had to say HERE!

While we love Miz Hudson's blunt honesty, we think the gorgeous gal should give herself some more credit! After all, she's got some pretty powerful pipes, and has taken home a freakin' Oscar for her performance in a musical film!

TBH we're still not over the fact that she came in 7th on her season of American Idol.

But it looks like maybe the musician had a change of heart, because she's since deleted her declaration. However, she also thanked the fan, and did leave that tweet up:

It's also important to note that The Color Purple was nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, and that the powerful performer congratulated her director and costars who were recognized, posting on Instagram:

What do U think? Was Jennifer snubbed? SOUND OFF in the comments!

[Images via Jennifer Hudson/Instagram, Jennifer Hudson/Twitter.]

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