Jennifer Hudson celebrates achieving EGOT status

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Jennifer Hudson shared a video reacting to becoming an EGOT winner after she achieved the status at the 2022 Tony Awards Sunday.

The actress, producer and singer was nominated in the best musical category as one of the producers of the hit Broadway show A Strange Loop.

Other co-producers for the show include RuPaul Charles, Alan Cumming, Ilana Glazer, Mindy Kaling and Billy Porter.

Hudson’s video showed her giving a toast to celebrate the best musical win. “As I said when I won the Oscar, look what God can do,” she shared in the video. “Well, he did it again.”

She expanded on her feelings on the win in the caption of her post. “I am overwhelmed by all the outpouring of love and support that I am Still receiving and I’m still processing this whole new ground,” she detailed. “What an honor!”

“Thank u all for being with me on this journey,” she continued. “I could not live this life without u.”

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Achieving EGOT status requires winning a Grammy, an Emmy, a Tony and an Oscar.

Along with her Tony Award, Hudson’s wins that led to her achieving EGOT status include an Oscar for best supporting actress for Dreamgirls at the 2007 Academy Awards; a Daytime Emmy for executive producing the 2020 animated film Baby Yaga; and Grammy awards in 2017 for The Color Purple and in 2009 for best R&B album for her self-titled debut album.

Hudson also shared a post featuring the entire team behind A Strange Loop and wrote about how special the night was for them.

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“What a night! Filled with so many memorable moments!” she captioned her post. “I am so inspired by people who are passionate about their craft! Congratulations to everyone on their well-deserved awards and their beautiful performances!”

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