Bobblehead Or Banger? Slimmy Trimmy Jennifer Hudson Shows Off Her Thin Bawwdy For Lucky Magazine [Photos]

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Jennifer Hudson is featured in the latest Lucky Magazine where she discusses fashion, motherhood, her new “clothing line” for QVC, and how she “treats” herself…

Via Lucky:

Growing up in Chicago—where she still lives today—Hudson focused in on fashion early on. “My style has always been … odd,” she says. “I call it being free, expressing myself. You know, creative people? We like to express ourselves. When I was a little girl, I liked to cut up my clothes—we called it Jenniferizing. Or a J. Original! Just because it came that way doesn’t mean you have to wear it that way.” Hudson designed her own prom dress, her own Easter dress, dress after dress. “I would sketch it, and my mom and I would pick out the fabric, and we’d have it made! I love to sketch!”

Maintaining her 80-pound weight loss is a major priority for Hudson. She still counts Weight Watchers points and predicts she always will. “It’s flexible,” she says (which comes in handy when your family makes you a giant lipstick cake). “That was something,” she says. “Even David had a spoonful—that was a big deal!” David Otunga, her fiancé and the father of her three-year-old son, is a Harvard-educated WWE competitor whose diet, she says, is even stricter than her own. “Cheating for him is like, one chicken wing instead of skinless chicken breast! He is like, no carbs ever. So we work well together.” Hudson has gotten many family members into Weight Watchers—together, they’ve lost over 2,000 pounds. “It’s great. Before we eat—before a holiday or a big family reunion—lots of us are saying, how many points is this, how many points is that, so we’re together on it.”

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“I still take a picture of myself every day—just so I can see myself how others see me. It’s taken me a long time to feel it, get used to it. I’m still figuring it out with my body—rediscovering myself, how I’m perceived. What’s my style? Who am I?” She admits that the transformation can be incredibly fun: “With my new weight, it’s like I have more room to play—it’s like I’m my own doll, dressing myself up. All of a sudden, a shirt can be a dress, you know?”

No matter what she wears, it’s considered. “Being a celebrity, you sort of have to look … decent when you go out, but you don’t necessarily want to be always dressed up, perfect. I have to be flexible, comfortable.” Comfort was her priority for Jennifer Hudson Collection, her new clothing line on QVC. “I still can’t believe I have my own line,” she says. “Us ladies, we don’t always get cute if we’re getting comfort. You want both.” She thinks for a minute. “I hate when you see a guy and girl out together, and he’s walking along, feeling great, and she can’t walk in her heels and she’s freezing in her dress … ”

Hudson shops—just about everywhere. And in general, she is not shopping for the ball gowns you’re used to seeing her in. “I leave the red-carpet stuff to the stylists,” she says. “For every day, my favorites are Urban Outfitters and Forever 21. And Nasty Gal! I love that site! Every time I go there, I want everything new that they have. All Saints, too, I love. Then there’s Michael Kors, Givenchy, Rick Owens—I like things that are dramatic in a subtle way. When Jennifer has free time, I am shopping! I go through every rack because I might’ve missed a piece! Where I live I can walk right out onto Michigan Avenue and shop! Plus, you forget about eating when you’re shopping.”

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