Jennifer Hudson has baby boy

August 11, 2009 9:47:47 AM PDT
Chicago native Jennifer Hudson is a new mother.According to the "Hollywood Reporter" Web site, the Academy Award winner gave birth to a baby boy Monday night.

The Web site says the boy has been named David Daniel Otunga Jr. after his father, Hudson's fiancee. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces at birth.

Hudson rose to stardom after being on "American Idol." This is the couple's first child.