August 11, 2020
Showbiz stars David Otunga and Jennifer Hudson went all out as they commemorated their son, David Jr.'s big day as he turned eleven.
Music icon Jennifer Hudson and her ex, David Otunga showed that they were doting parents during the recent celebration of their son, David Jr.'s new age.
Taking to their individual Instagram pages, the duo showed affection while sharing birthday wishes for the celebrant. Hudson shared a heartwarming mom-son photo of her and David Jr. at a junior basketball game.
Wrestler David Otunga, honoree Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga Jr. at the 2016 March of Dimes Celebration of Babies at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on December 9, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images
While Hudson dressed as the perfect cheerleader, her young son wore his basketball gear. She gleefully captioned the post:
"Happy 11th birthday to my baby!!!!! Oh, now yal know how mommy's do. I will be having a munch moment all day!..."
Hudson and Otunga were at loggerheads over child custody after their separation. Towards the end of their relationship, she requested a protective court order against him.
Towards the end of her lighthearted post, Hudson asked fans to join her in celebrating her baby boy. In the comments, many followers obliged as they shared warm birthday wishes and lovely thoughts.
On his page, Otunga shared a sweet photo of him and David Jr. posing with a captain America themed birthday cake. Tall red and white candles were arranged on the cake while the cake board spelled the celebrant's name in bold colors.
Another of the photos shared presented a smiling David Jr. as he held a balloon-shaped in Captain America shield. Otunga happily gave the post a heartwarming caption.
People reports the sweet moment new mom Hudson opened up about motherhood as she talked about her then two-month-old son's growth process. Hudson, who gave birth via c-section shared that many people had told her she would feel a lot of pain.
However, the star singer shared that because her endurance level was high, she could handle the after-birth pain. E! News shares that Hudson and Otunga were at loggerheads over child custody after their separation.
Towards the end of their relationship, she requested a protective court order against him. Hudson also accused him of mental and physical abuse. Two years after their split, the duo reached a consensus but signed a gag order.
As for her career, Biography noted that Hudson, who is a Chicago native, started singing from childhood. She started gaining public attention after participating and reaching the finalist position in 2004's "American Idol."
Hudson continued to make waves in the entertainment industry, earning herself an Oscar and Golden Globes award for her role in "Dreamgirls." Hudson, 38, is known for both her vocal prowess and on-screen talent.