AMAs 2013: Yes, Jennifer Hudson, your Hollywood Walk of Fame star is safe

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How "surreal" did Jennifer Hudson think it was to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

"I had to go back and make sure it was still there!," the "Dreamgirls" Oscar winner and "American Idol" alum told E!'s Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet at the 2013 American Music Awards. And she wasn't kidding: Hudson said that after the presentation ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 13, she actually went back that night to confirm her star hadn't been packed up and taken away.

Revealing that she would be "presenting" or "announcing" (she wasn't quite sure) a performance by Christina Aguilera, Hudson displayed a classy and chic look ... in what she was sporting on her head as well as on her body.

Clad in an orange dress by Christian Dior, with a pink reverse side Rancic asked her to display discreetly, Hudson also showed off a fashionably short new hairstyle.

"It's fresh, funky and different," noted the talent who has known from having big hair, adding that the short cut is "so liberating, so much easier."
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