FILE - This June 4, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows singer and Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson at the Samsung Hope for Children 11th Annual Gala at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Hudson will appear on the second season of the NBC series "Smash" in a multi-episode arc as a Broadway star named Veronica Moore. On “Smash,” Hudson will join fellow “American Idol” alum Katharine McPhee who is one of the show's main characters. (AP Photo/Starpix, Kristina Bumphrey, file)
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