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Michelle Obama, Kelly Clarkson, Meghan Trainor & More Celebrate International Day of the Girl on 'Today'!

Michelle Obama, Kelly Clarkson and Meghan Trainor are bringing the girl power!

Karlie Kloss, Zendaya, Freida Pinto, Jennifer Hudson and young women from all over the world joined in on the International Day of the Girl Celebration on Today on Thursday morning (October 11) in New York City.

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The Today anchors also celebrated with their children, with plenty of dancing and singing all over the stage.

The concert was to honor International Day of the Girl, founded in 2012 by the United Nations, to raise awareness of the needs and important issues girls face across the globe due to gender inequity, including equal access to education, work training, legal standing, medical care and much more.

“Celebrating #DayofTheGirl with these trailblazers. Congratulations @michelleobama on launching @globalgirlsalliance working to improve the lives our girls through education,” Karlie wrote on her Instagram. See the epic selfie below!

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Jennifer Hudson Was Asked By Aretha Franklin to Play Her in Upcoming Movie

Jennifer Hudson is going to live out her dream of playing Aretha Franklin!

The 37-year-old singer and actress opened up about her role in the upcoming film about Aretha‘s life while making an appearance on The Ellen Show.

Aretha said she wanted Jennifer Hudson to play her and it’s always been my dream to play Aretha, and it’s actually happening,” Jennifer explained.

She continued, “It blows my mind. I’ve always looked up to Aretha and to portray her — I cannot even speak about it because it’s like, ‘Oh, that’s a huge task.’ Think about it: It’s not just two, three decades of a career. This woman had a lifetime of a career. That’s like 70 years. I cannot even begin to imagine how long it’s going to take to cover.”

Check out Jennifer‘s entire interview below…

Click inside to watch Jennifer play a game of Sing Out…More Here! »

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Katie Holmes, Jennifer Hudson, & Naomi Watts Stun at Harry Winston Jewelry Event!

Katie Holmes stuns on the red carpet as she steps out for the launch of jewelry brand Harry Winston’s New York Collection on Thursday night (September 20) at The Rainbow Room in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress went old Hollywood glam in a silk red cocktail dress as she hung out at the party with Naomi Watts.

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Also stepping out for the event were The Voice coach Jennifer Hudson and Westworld star Angela Sarafyan.

If you missed it, Katie was recently spotted hitting the gym with longtime boyfriend Jamie Foxx in a super rare outing!

FYI: Katie is wearing a Zac Posen dress and Alaia shoes. Naomi is wearing an Erdem dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and Harry Winston jewelry while carrying a Juditch Leiber clutch.

15+ pictures inside of the ladies at the event…More Here! »

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Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Amazing Grace' at Aretha Franklin's Funeral - Watch Now

Jennifer Hudson just gave a touching tribute to Aretha Franklin.

The 36-year-old entertainer took to the stage to perform at the funeral service on Friday (August 31) held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan.

Jennifer sang “Amazing Grace” in front of the crowd of Aretha‘s friends and family.

Earlier in the week, Jennifer paid tribute to Aretha by sharing a video of her song “Let It Be.”

“I have no words , so I will let the Queen say it ! But I will Say while teaching me about your life , u taught me so much about life and schooled me in mine . I will never forget those teachings #riparethafranklin,” Jennifer wrote.

Check out Jennifer‘s performance below…

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'Cats' Movie Adaptation Starring Taylor Swift & Jennifer Hudson Gets a Release Date!

The star-studded Cats movie is coming!

The upcoming Universal film adaptation of the musical will be hitting theaters on December 20, 2019, The Hollywood Reporter reported on Friday (August 31).

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The movie is set to star Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen.

It’s been revealed that Jennifer will be playing the role of Grizabella, Variety reports. You may recognize Grizabella’s famous song from the musical, “Memory.”

We do not yet know what roles Taylor, James or Ian will take on at this time.