Jennifer Hudson, sister talk family tragedy with Oprah
It's been four years since Jennifer Hudson suffered the tragic loss of her mother, brother and nephew at the hands of her sister's estranged husband, William Balfour. In July, a judge sentenced Balfour to three life sentences for his crimes following a trial that saw the Oscar-winning entertainer in attendance daily.
Understandably, Hudson decided not to discuss the details surrounding the tragedy publicly -- until now.
On an all-new episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter," she's joined by her sister, Julia, as the two share tears and their own personal accounts.
"When you discovered the murders, you knew immediately who had done it?" Oprah Winfrey asked the pair.
Julia nodded, while her celebrity sister added, "We all did."
But Hudson's "Next Chapter" appearance won't focus solely on the sadness. In fact, during another segment, she's joined by fiancé David Otunga, father of her 3-year-old son, David, and reveals that she desperately wants to add another member to the family.
"That is the next part of my dream," she said. "I really want a little girl."
"Oprah's Next Chapter" airs Sunday, Sept. 9 at 9 p.m. on OWN.
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