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Jennifer Hudson had a ‘Home Alone’ Christmas

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Jennifer Hudson loves Christmas so much that she began her holiday celebration right after the day of ghouls and goblins.

“Let me just say that Christmas starts the day after Halloween in my house,” the Oscar and Grammy-winner told Entertainment Tonight.  “All we do is watch holiday movies, shop and have festive moments.”

Her Christmas decorations have been up since November 1, and for this holiday season, she shared a special visit to a Christmas movie landmark with her 12-year-old son, David.  Since Jennifer lives in Chicago, she took David and his cousins to the McCallister House in The Windy City, where the iconic 1990 film Home Alone was shot.

Jennifer is rarely “home alone” herself — her house is known as “Camp David,” because it’s where her son is usually joined by numerous friends and cousins.

“Normally I house eight boys at one time and I hang out with them, play basketball with them, do whatever. I love it. It’s the best! Being able to experience things from their perspective,” the Respect star continued. “[We’re] the neighborhood house that all the kids want to come to and I love all the babies.”

The 40-year-old entertainer is nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” from the Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect. The song is also on the Academy Awards shortlist for Best Original SongHudson previously won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Dreamgirls in 2007.

“Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)” is also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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