Jennifer Hudson’s Dreamgirls Surprise in New York

Jennifer Hudson

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09/20/2012 AT 6:00 AM ET

And I am telling you!

Jennifer Hudson surprised guests at the Hearst Corporation’s 125th anniversary celebration in New York on Tuesday.

Wearing a gold lace dress, the singer performed a number of songs including the hit “And I Am Telling You” from Dreamgirls.

Gayle King, Ralph and Ricky Lauren and Mayor Mike Bloomberg were all in attendance for the event, which included a private screening of Citizen Hearst, a documentary on media magnate William Randolph Hearst.

Chef Marcus Samuelsson catered the soiree, which included a liquid nitrogen ice cream bar.


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