Jennifer Hudson’s ex is selling her engagement ring for US$45,000 (S$61,000).
The 40-year-old American Idol contestant and Oscar winner was engaged to former WWE wrestler David Otunga between 2008 and 2017 and now her ex has listed the “one-of-a-kind bauble” for sale on IDoNowIDont.com.
Mara Opperman, the co-founder of IDoNowIDont.com, told ET Online: “IDoNowIDont.com is selling Jennifer Hudson’s former engagement ring. Neil Lane was commissioned to design this one-of-a-kind bauble specifically for Hudson. The round brilliant beauty weighs almost 5 carats and is currently listed at $45,000.”
The five-carat ring — which the Dreamgirls actress wore when she accepted the Grammy Best Female R B Vocal Performance from late superstar Whitney Houston and performed ‘You Pulled Me Through’ at the ceremony back in 2009 — was listed in the VIP section of the resale website and is said o be in high demand.
The description of the ring on the website reads: “This is Jennifer Hudson’s actual engagement ring she wore during her ten-year engagement to wrestler David Otunga.
“This engagement ring received a significant amount of press and is frequently listed as one of the most stunning and sought-after celebrity engagement rings. The ring is GIA Certified. Accompanies Documentation.Official certification documentation signed by Neil Lane himself.”
Hudson — who has 12-year-old son David Daniel Otunga Jr.with her ex-fiance — confirmed via her representative that the relationship had ended and that she had requested a “protective order ” against Otunga solely in the “interests of their son.”
At the time, her rep said: “Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga have been in the process of ending their relationship for a number of months Today, Jennifer requested and received a protective order against her ex-fiancé. Jennifer’s actions are solely taken in the best interest of their son. Please respect her privacy at this time.”
Meanwhile, Hudson will launch a daytime talk show later this year called The Jennifer Hudson Show. — BANG SHOWBIZ
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