Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Shouldn't you be a star?

Helen Mirren, Ron Howard, Javier Bardem, Usher, the late Luther Vandross, Jennifer Hudson, and a few others have all been selected as part of the 2013 Hollywood Walk of Fame class.

Wait..Jennifer Hudson? What has she done? Sure you can say she was on American Idol, but so have what 11 other seasons full of people, and she didn't even win. I believe she came in 5th or something.

How about that Oscar she won for Dreamgirls! Well, don't those kind of accolades lead to bigger and better things? Last movies that I know she was in was an overhyped small part in Sex & the City and then she was just in  that horrid Three Stooges movie.

Basically, when push comes to shove, all she's been able to do is schill Weight Watchers and shove it in everyone's face how much weight she's lost at every turn. All that lost weight hasn't helped her career, though.

What is it that she's done to warrant getting a star, especially one in the music category, when she hasn't even had a hit?!?

I'm sorry if it seems like I'm a "hater", but it seems to be that one should be an actual star before one gets a star. Hell, the other musicians getting a star, Luther Vandross, Janis Joplin, Jane's Addiction, Usher, Thalia (she's a big Mexican singer, apparently)...even New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys all have many hits under their belt.

Jennifer, on the other hand, has moderate success on the R & B charts, and has been all but invisible in the other charts, but I guess when you marry a WWE wrestler (a Harvard Law grad who searched for love with famed reality whore, New York), have your family brutally murdered, and shove your weight loss and mediocre career down our throats at every turn, you're deserving of a star.

Personally, I think there are far more deserving artists who should be getting this star, and not her. By giving Jennifer a star, all Hollywood is doing is opening up the door for the likes of the untalented media whores such as the Kardashians, Paris Hilton, the cast of Jersey Shore or any of those Desperate Housewives of ____ to get one.

Last I checked you had to actually be a bonafide star to get a star, and Jennifer Hudson is not, especially in the music world!


Lin said...

I can't name a single song that she has sung. I'm in complete agreement with you on this one. I think she gets the sympathy vote because her family was murdered. Well, that's what it is around here in Chicago. That's her only claim to fame in these parts. I'm sorry--I don't get it.

Mystery Man said...

i know one of her songs, but only becuase when it came out all the kids were singing it and wanted to play it

i have to wonder what kind of path her career would have taken if not for those murders, y'know?