Celeb Scoop: Jennifer Hudson Testifies in Murder Trial

Plus: Comcast in talks with Jersey Shore's producer, Philly Pretzel Factory's CEO goes undercover, Rosie disses LiLo, and more of today's celebrity news.

Jennifer Hudson Testifies. American Idol finalist and Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson testified in the murder trial of the man accused of killing her mother, brother and nephew. The man had been Hudson’s brother-in-law. [The Wrap]

Comcast’s Syfy Taps Jersey Shore Producer. The woman who brought you the Ronnie and Sammy drama is looking to bring nerds into your living room with Fan Boy. The unscripted show would air on NBC-Universal’s Syfy network and profile people obsessed with comics and movies. [Hollywood Reporter]

Philly Pretzel CEO Goes Undercover. If you’re going to be home on Friday night because you don’t have any friends, be sure to check out Undercover Boss on CBS because the CEO of Philly Pretzel Factory will take a trip down memory lane as he works in one of his franchise stores. [Philly Gossip]

Who’s the Richest Fictional Character? Forbes’ annual list of the wealthiest fictional characters has been released. All of the usual suspects made the cut, with newbies Lisbeth Salander, Lord Robert Crawley and Tywin Lannister sneaking onto the list this year. [Vulture]

Rosie Disses LiLo. Lindsay Lohan recently landed the role of Liz Taylor in an upcoming Lifetime movie. Rosie O’Donnell isn’t happy about it. [TMZ]

Ryan Seacrest Reups With American Idol. Everybody settle in for at least two more years of American Idol. Seacrest just re-signed to host the show for an additional two years. Yay. [E!]

What’s With That Charles Barkley Commercial? Barkley says he had the flu and had lost his voice doing March Madness press when he had to shoot his most recent Weight Watchers commercial. [Philly Gossip]