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**FILE** Singer Jennifer Hudson is seen July 11, 2012, on stage during her performance at the Taste of Chicago. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson attends a book signing in New York. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, closing arguments are taking place at the Chicago murder trial for William Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother-in-law who is accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson attends a book signing in New York. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, closing arguments are taking place at the Chicago murder trial for William Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother-in-law who is accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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FILE - This undated file photo provided April 6, 2012 by the Cook County Sheriff's Department, shows William Balfour who is charged in the murders of the mother, brother and nephew of singer and actress Jennifer Hudson. A Chicago jury has convicted Hudson's former brother-in-law of murdering her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in what prosecutors described as an act of vengeance by a jilted husband. The jury convicted 31-year-old William Balfour on three-counts of first degree murder on Friday, May 11, 2012, after three days of deliberations. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison. (AP Photo/Cook County Sheriff's Department, File)

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In this courtroom sketch, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson testifies Monday, April 23, 2012, in Chicago at the murder trial of William Balfour, charged in the October 2008 killings of her mother, brother and nephew. Looking on is Cook County Judge Charles Burns. Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson broke down in tears Monday while testifying at the trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in a jealous rage four years ago. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)

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This courtroom sketch shows Julia Hudson, sister of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, testifying during the first day of William Balfour's murder trial at the Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago on April 23, 2012. Balfour is charged in the 2008 murder of the mother, brother and nephew of Jennifer Hudson. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson attends a book signing in New York. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, closing arguments are taking place at the Chicago murder trial for William Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother-in-law who is accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson attends a book signing in New York. On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, closing arguments are taking place at the Chicago murder trial for William Balfour, Hudson's ex-brother-in-law who is accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew in October 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

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Once testimony begins April 23, actress Jennifer Hudson is expected to attend every day of the trial in the October 2008 slaying of three family members. She is on a 300-name list of potential witnesses, though it's not certain she will testify. (Associated Press)

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A court spokesman says the courtesies shown to singer and actress Jennifer Hudson are routinely extended to victims and do not represent special star treatment. (Associated Press)

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This courtroom sketch shows Julia Hudson, sister of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, testifying during the first day of William Balfour's murder trial at the Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago on April 23, 2012. Balfour is charged in the 2008 murder of the mother, brother and nephew of Jennifer Hudson. (Associated Press)

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This courtroom sketch shows Julia Hudson, sister of Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, testifying during the first day of William Balfour's murder trial at the Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago on April 23, 2012. Balfour is charged in the 2008 murder of the mother, brother and nephew of Jennifer Hudson. (Associated Press)

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In this courtroom sketch, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson testifies Monday, April 23, 2012, in Chicago at the murder trial of William Balfour, charged in the October 2008 killings of her mother, brother and nephew. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)

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In this courtroom sketch, singer and actress Jennifer Hudson testifies Monday, April 23, 2012, in Chicago at the murder trial of William Balfour, charged in the October 2008 killings of her mother, brother and nephew. (AP Photo/Tom Gianni)

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Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson said her family didn't want her sister, Julia Hudson, to marry William Balfour, who is on trial for three killings. (Associated Press)

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Once testimony begins April 23, actress Jennifer Hudson is expected to attend every day of the trial in the October 2008 slaying of three family members. She is on a 300-name list of potential witnesses, though it's not certain she will testify. (Associated Press)

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William Balfour is on trial in the slaying of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew. (AP Photo/Cook County Sheriff's Department, File)

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Jennifer Hudson performs "I Will Always Love You" during a tribute to the late Whitney Houston during the Grammy Awards show on Sunday. (Associated Press)