Via: The Root
All eyes are expected to be on award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson when she sits in a courtroom across from the man accused of slaying three members of her family in a jealous rage in 2008. Hudson, a witness, is widely expected to attend the trial of William Balfour, which begins today. Shortly after the slayings, Balfour was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and home invasion in the deaths ofHudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, 57; brother, Jason Hudson, 29; and 7-year-old nephew, Julian King. Balfour, now the ex-husband ofHudson’s sister, Julia, has pleaded not guilty to the crimes, which occurred at the family’s home inEnglewood on Chicago’s South Side.
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