Jennifer Hudson to open Chicago weight loss center

FILE - In this May 2, 2011 file photo, singer Jennifer Hudson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit in New York. Hudson has a deal with Dutton for a memoir about her struggles with weight and how she dropped 80 pounds. Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) announced Tuesday, June 7, 2011, that Hudson's book will come out in January 2012. The memoir is currently untitled. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

September 27, 2011 7:30:48 AM PDT
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson hopes to show her commitment to a healthier lifestyle with the opening of a new weight loss center in Chicago.