Following WWE’s European tour, David Otunga flew directly to Chicago to be with fiancĂ© Jennifer Hudson regarding the trial of her estranged brother-in-law, William Balfour, accused of killing her mother, brother and seven-year-old nephew at her mother’s home in October of 2008. Hudson had stated publicy that she would have been at the house that night, but Otunga talked her into come to see him wrestle that weekend for FCW. She credits that for saving her life. This explains why Otunga was not at Raw this past week.

Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter