How Jennifer Hudson Forgave the Man Who Murdered Her Family Members

Season 2 Episode 208
Aired on 09/09/2012 | CC
In May 2012, a jury found William Balfour—the estranged husband of Jennifer Hudson's sister, Julia—guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Jennifer's mother, Darnell Donerson; her brother, Jason Hudson; and her 7-year-old nephew, Julian King. Both Jennifer and Julia were in the courtroom every day during the trial. Watch as Jennifer shares why she never trusted William—and how she learned to forgive him.