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Jennifer Hudson's Family Murder Trial Begins

Jennifer takes the stand in this sad turn of events...

According to various news sources, Jennifer Hudson broke down in tears today (April 23rd) while testifying in court against the man accused of killing her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew in 2008.

Jennifer was the first witness and told jurors her family didn't want her sister to marry William Balfour, the man accused of the killings in a jealous rage. She also spoke about the last time she saw her family.

"None of us wanted her to marry him. We did not like how he treated her," she said.

Balfour has pleased not guilty to three counts of first-degree murder. Read more on this story over HERE at the Associated Press.