People magazine caught up with Jennifer Hudson for a Q&A, and asked the ‘American Idol’ season three finalist about the support she received from her ‘Dreamgirls’ co-star Jamie Foxx. “Jamie would call me every Sunday during the summer,” Hudson explained. “It would never fail, and the first time he called I was like, ‘Oh, my God. Jamie Foxx just called me!’ But he was so supportive, so sweet so helpful … during filming. And he came to me at the end of filming and he pulled me to the side and he was like, ‘I didn’t want to distract you while you were working, but now that we’re at the end, I can say what I want to say.’ And he was like, ‘You know what? We really think you did something special. I feel like you’re about ready to go down the same road that I just experienced (winning an Oscar for ‘Ray’), and if I can do anything to mentor you and help you out, I’d be happy to’.” Read more.
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