Dreamgirls: Jennifer Hudson PREDICTED Being Cast in Iconic Role


ET’s cameras rolled as Jennifer Hudson foreshadowed her casting in ‘Dreamgirls’ two years before she sang ‘And I Am Telling You’ on the big screen. Hudson said she wanted to follow in the footsteps of Jennifer Holliday, who originated the iconic role of Effie White on Broadway. Hudson and Holliday both opened up to ET about what the song has meant for their lives and careers.