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Friday, March 09, 2007

Jennifer Hudson - The New Face of Avon?

Actress Jennifer Hudson has signed on with cosmetics giant Avon to front a worldwide campaign for their new perfume.

The Dreamgirls star - who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the hit film musical last month (Feb07) - is overjoyed at the prospect of representing new fragrance Imari Seduction for Avon's Imari range.

She says, "This is an honour for me and very flattering."

Avon's executive vice president LIZ SMITH is also delighted at the signing, citing Hudson's remarkable journey to the top as an important factor in attracting their target audience.

She adds, "We believe that our Avon representatives and their customers will be truly inspired by Jennifer's dream-come-true success story."

Meanwhile in other news the Oscar winner has paid tribute to her mother and grandmother for continually inspiring her to pursue her lifelong goals.

The 25-year-old star made her family dedication as she addressed an audience on the importance of empowering women and girls at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Wednesday (07MAR07), on the eve of International Women's Day (08MAR07).

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