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Why Hudson turned down 'Precious'

Why Hudson turned down 'Precious'Jennifer Hudson opens up in her book, "I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down," about why she turned down the opportunity to star in the Academy Award-nominated 2009 film, "Precious," Us Weekly reports. "I had [gained weight] with Effie [in 'Dreamgirls']," she explains, as excerpted by Uptown Magazine. "And as much as I was moved by this film, I wanted to try a role that had nothing whatsoever to do with my weight."

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