winnie mandela

Mandela died on Monday morning surrounded by her family after battling a long illness.

While Nelson Mandela left more than $4 million to family members, former staff, schools and the African National Congress, he excluded his former wife of 38 years out of his will. That’s right, the former South African President left Winnie Madikizela-Mandela without a dime. The details of Mandela’s $4.1 million will were announced during a […]

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Jennifer Hudson played a convincing 60s soul singer in “Dreamgirls,” but does the “American Idol” have the vigor and talent it would take any thespian, to pull off a role like Winne Mandela? After a series of delays, we will finally know the answer on Septemeber 6th, when the biopic chronicling Winnie Mandela’s journey to […]

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Jennifer Hudson confined herself to a South African prison cell for 3 days in order to prepare for her role playing Winnie Mandela. Hudson tells Newsweek, she wanted to “experience some of the hell that woman went through.” Mandela spent over 500 days in solitary confinement. Jennifer Hudson’s “Winnie” Mandela Movie [TRAILER] Top 9 Must-See […]

Here’s the first pic ever seen of Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard as Winne and Nelson Mandela.

Terrence Howard will play Nelson Mandela in “Winnie,” joining the previously announced Jennifer Hudson as Winnie Mandela. Darrell James Roodt directs the South Africa/Canada co-production. Andre Pieterse of Ma-Afrika Films and Michael Mosca of Canada’s Equinoxe Films produce. Pieterse and Roodt wrote the screenplay, which is based on the book “Winnie Mandela: A Life” by […]

Even before becoming pregnant and gaining 35 lbs. with son David Otunga Jr., Jennifer Hudson hated running and wasn’t a huge fan of the gym. But as soon as she got her doctor’s OK to start working out, the former American Idol star met up with L.A.-based trainer, Harley Pasternak, to start slimming down for […]