Jennifer Hudson has after the failure of her flight from Chicago to New York, a car journey of nearly thirteen hours to complete, for a tribute to Aretha Franklin to be able to bring during the Pulitzer Prizes.
“I looked up and thought: it feels as if the ghost of Aretha is in me. They did not believe in flying, they always wanted to be driving to her concerts,” said Hudson in an interview with AP.
The actress and singer even came five minutes earlier than the agreed time, and sang “Amazing Grace” during the presentation of the prestigious American earlier.
“This had I not dare want to miss. Though I had to crawl. She is always with me and I feel that she will help me in my choices, so I always have the correct path to follow.”
‘I have everything’
The 37-year-old Hudson, who Franklin in a yet to be recorded biographical film, will play, played the soul legend indirectly already in the film Dreamgirls. It was Franklin himself who Hudson was pointing out to her in a movie about her life to play. “Therefore, I have everything set to the Pulitzers to be able to sing.”
Franklin died in August last year to the effects of pancreatic cancer.
The hits of Aretha Franklin from the sixties until now