Jennifer Hudson's half-brother has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a man in the face.

Steven Simpson, 45, was taken into custody in Paw Paw, Michigan on Tuesday (19Aug14) following an alleged altercation on Monday night (18Aug14) with a man who was involved in a relationship with his estranged wife, according to

Editors of the local news website report Simpson is expected to be charged with home invasion and attempted murder.

The victim was treated at a local hospital, where he received more than 20 stitches, before he was released. He is expected to make a full recovery.

The incident is the latest drama to strike the Dreamgirls star's family. Hudson's mother, brother and nephew were shot dead in 2008 by William Balfour, the estranged husband of the singer/actress' sister Julia.