Broadway’s The Color Purple star Jennifer Hudson appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah to discuss her role in the upcoming HBO film Confirmation.
The former American Idol finalist also talked her Broadway debut (which concludes May 8th), and once again showed off her brilliant vocals in an a’cappella rendition of The Lion King’s “Circle of Life.”
“Why do you bother talking?” asks Noah. Her singing is definitely a “higher level of communication.”
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