Jennifer Hudson Gets Engaged

Reality TV boyfriend pops question on birthday
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 15, 2008 8:00 AM CDT
In this Sept. 5, 2008 file photo, actress Jennifer Hudson attends a gala screening of "The Secret Life Of Bees" during the Toronto International Film Festival iin Toronto.    (Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – Jennifer Hudson got a big surprise on her 27th birthday: an engagement ring. Hudson's beau, David Otunga, aka "Punk" from VH1's I Love New York 2, popped the question while celebrating the Oscar-winning actress-singer's big day in Los Angeles on Friday, her publicist confirmed. (Read more Jennifer Hudson stories.)