Jennifer Hudson released from hospital

Updated: Jun 12, 2011, 16:34 PM IST

Los Angeles: Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson was discharged from hospital after she was admitted due to severe abdominal pain.

The 29-year-old, who was rushed to the emergency care unit after she complained of sudden stomach pain post her performance on `Good Morning America`, was discharged after being treated for food poisoning, reported AceShowbiz.

"Jennifer Hudson went to the hospital due to severe abdominal pains. She was treated for food poisoning and released," explained Hudson`s representative.

The Season 3 finalist of `American Idol` was supposed to make another appearance for the promotion of her upcoming album `I Remember Me` but the event got cancelled due to her illness.

Besides Hudson, songstress Selena Gomez was also hospitalised this week after she complained of nausea and severe headache.