Celeb Moms: Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga, Jr

Jennifer Hudson and Son David Otunga, Jr
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 09, 2011

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J-Hud kept the details of her pregnancy under wraps. She had yet to announce it as she attended Michael Jackson’s memorial service in 2009.

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By summer 2009 it was clear Jennifer was expecting. Here her good friend congratulates the beautiful mom-to-be who gave birth to baby David Daniel Otunga, Jr. on August 11, 2009.

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“It is the best feeling in the world, no words can describe it," said the Oscar winner, describing being a mom.

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Talk about mingling with the greats. David, Jr. goes everywhere with mom. Here he is pictured at a charity event hosted by Sir Elton John.

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“I love being nurturing and caring because I love to see other people happy,” J-Hud told PEOPLE. “Who better to devote my time to than my own child?”

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“I try to take my baby everywhere I go,” J-Hud told Essence. “I make sure he gets out there and sees the world.” Here the two pay a visit to Good Morning America.

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“My wish is to be at least half as good as my mother was, as patient and as loving as she was, and to just give to my son,” Jennifer told Essence.

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J-Hud calls David, Jr. her “little entertainer.”

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The newly trim mom says she tries to make sure baby David learns by example. “We wanted to set the example for him to eat healthy and that health is important,” she told ABC News. “He’s very conscious of it.”

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David loves the stage as much as his famous mom. In fact J-Hud says she wouldn’t be surprised if her pursues music.

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J-Hud recently snapped this adorable photo of her son during a mini-vacation.

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The Oscar winner says becoming a mother has been an “amazing” chapter in her life.