EBONY Magazine has unveiled its special September digital issue with RESPECT star Jennifer Hudson gracing its cover.
To celebrate the release of the highly anticipated movie (in theaters now) J-Hud serves epic fall fashion in head-turning looks inspired by the Queen of Soul’s most iconic hits, including A Rose Is Still A Rose (peep the cover photo).
Jennfer looks fierce in pieces from top labels including Oscar de la Renta, Cong Tri and Dolce & Gabbana.
On the Divine Moment of Portraying Aretha Franklin:
All I can say is that it’s God. I can’t say that I necessarily know, but I know when I’m there, especially with this particular project. It really hit close to home. It was led by real emotion that came from a real place.
On Her Faith and This Season of Her Life:
As my mother used to say, ‘Jenny, you’re a woman of faith,’ ” Hudson says. “And as long as I’m that, I couldn’t be more proud of myself. And hopefully people see God .