Exclusive Portrait: Kate Hudson for New Book ‘Pretty Happy’

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CHICAGO – She’s the daughter of Hollywood royalty, but managed to carve out her own career as a film actress and entrepreneur. Kate Hudson can now add author to her list of accomplishments as she came to Chicagoland to promote “Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body.”

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Actress Kate Hudson for ‘Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body’
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Hudson is the daughter of Goldie Hawn and musician Bill Hudson (Hawn’s second husband), and was raised by Hawn and her longtime partner Kurt Russell. After high school she pursued an acting career, and made her debut in 1998 in “Desert Blue.” Her breakthrough came two years later, as she memorably portrayed the character of Penny Lane in “Almost Famous” (2000), which garnered her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards. This led to a series of roles in films including “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” (2003), “Nine” (2009) and “Rock the Kasbah” (2015).

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Kate Hudson at North Central College for Anderson’s Bookshop of Naperville
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Recently, Kate Hudson launched a line of workout gear called Fabietics, and has just written a book called “Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body.” She appeared at North Central College in Naperville, Ill., for a book signing event – sponsored by Anderson’s Bookshop of Naperville – on February 20th, 2016, and HollywoodChicago.com photographer Joe Arce was there to take these Exclusive Portraits.

“Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body” by Kate Hudson, is available at Anderson’s Bookshop or wherever books are sold.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

Writer, Editorial Coordinator

© 2016 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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