X Factor 2011: Jennifer Hudson to help Kelly Rowland at judges' houses

Kelly Rowland 2011

American Idol star Jennifer Hudson has been called in to help Kelly Rowland at this year's X Factor judges' houses, after both pal Beyonce and R&B star Usher pulled out. Despite not winning the show back in 2004, Jennifer has gone to have a global career in both music and film.

Her awards include Oscars, Golden Globes and BAFTAs for her role in Dreamgirls, where she performed alongside Beyonce.

An insider told The Sun: "Kelly is thrilled Jennifer is joining her."

The pair will be in Miami this weekend as Kelly is given the tough task of having to pick the final four girls for the live shows.

Having seen just a slice of the talent, we don't envy her a bit...

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