It is my goal to post more on this site than just letters to J. So, in an effort to achieve that, I'm posting a second time in as many days.
I'd like to get the insight of all five of my readers on a question I've had for ages now.
Why are we more willing to accept a singer who decides to act than an actor who decides to sing? See: Will Smith, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Hudson vs. pretty much any actor that ever tried his or her hand at music. Maybe there is an exception for actors who began on or went to broadway, but I still can't think of one that could be considered a mainstream musical success.