She is especially upset about allegations that she tried to ditch the Soul Train Music Awards “Why would they dog me out after I was one of the only people to show up on the show?” asks Hudson.
She also insists she didn’t intend to belittle American Idols influence on her career. “I didn’t mean it in a bad way … ‘American Idol’ is a stepping stone because had it not been for them, no one would have known of a Jennifer Hudson to call to audition for ‘Dreamgirls.'” I love how she changed her tune! She forgets to mention that she compared American Idol to her getting fired at Burger King!