Jennifer Hudson and Walter Williams
Courtesy of Jennifer Hudson
01/03/2014 at 01:10 PM EST
She's a world-class singer
, an Oscar-winning actress
. And a very
offered up major love for her personal assistant this Christmas, surprising Walter Williams with his very own new house, reports New York's Daily News
His reaction was both shocked and loud as Williams is seen on an Instagram video posted by Hudson
, 32, as he screams repeatedly upon learning of her over-the-top gift.
Hudson's friendship with Williams runs deep. They met in the sixth grade at Chicago's Yale Elementary School, Hudson told the Advocate
"He's by far my closest friend," she explains.