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For The Stans: Clive Davis To Release New Whitney Houston Live Album

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Clive Davis To Release Whitney Houston Live Album

Clive can you give us some unreleased songs along with the live performances?

According to LA Times:

Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he’s holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he’s had at his disposal “forever” — the veteran producer and record executive makes a point of talking about a project especially close to his heart: a Whitney Houston live album.

“Whitney never had a live album,” he said. “I really want everyone to know … exactly why during her time she was considered the greatest contemporary singer in the world.

It was two years ago, on the afternoon of his Grammy eve bash, that he and the rest of the world got the word that Houston died in the very hotel where the party was being readied.

“It’s a revelation to hear her,” he said, “but listening to her, the tragedy hits you again, so there are a lot of mixed emotions this brings up.

“I’m going through all these recordings of her performances now, many of which I wasn’t at, such as when she was in South Africa,” said Davis, 81, dressed business casual this week in a navy V-neck sweater over a white oxford shirt and tie. “It’s a revelation: You really hear how astonishing and powerful and compelling she was in a way that wasn’t captured on the studio albums or in her movie performances.”

Davis said he expects the album to be released this year.

We can’t wait!

 

Gone Too Soon: Top 10 Music Legends Who Died From A Drug Overdose

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At this point, no one really knows if Lil Wayne is dead, alive or both. According to TMZ, he was read his last rites after suffering severe seizures but those reports were quickly disputed by close friends, family and even T.I. Either way, Wayne seems determined to die in his prime (like everyone on this list) and that’s heartbreaking.

Here are the ten music legends who died from a drug overdose. Take a look.


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Surprising New Facts About Whitney Houston’s Love Life

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By YourTango.com

There’s so much we never knew about Whitney Houston’s rollercoaster life.

Just a little more than a year after her tragic and sudden death, tales of wild sexual escapades with costars, once confidential FBI files investigating crazed fans, and a touching note from her grieving daughter have brought the late singer back into the headlines.

Actor Ricky Schroder spoke of his intimate relationship with a teenage Houston, which included a make-out session, during Tuesday’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Bravo.

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Family Feud: Bobbi Kristina Puts Granny Cissy On Blast For New Tell-All Book About Whitney Houston “Don’t Buy It!!!!”

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Bobbi Kris claims her grandma Cissy Houston is just trying to make some money off her late daughter’s name with new book!

Bobbi Kristina Calls Cissy Houston’s New Book Disrespectful

Via TMZ reports:

Bobbi Kris is on a mission to make sure grandma Cissy Houston’s new tell-all book crashes and burns — by BOYCOTTING it altogether and pleading with her fans to do the same.

Cissy released a book this week called “Remembering Whitney” — which is all about Whitney Houston’s life — and made the rounds on a slew the talk shows promoting the hell out of it.

But Bobbi wasn’t too happy, tweeting to her 119,000 plus followers, “Anything concerning my grandmother’s book, I and @nickgordon of course personally have nothing to with.”

She continues, “I haven’t read and won’t … I find it to be disrespectful to my mother and me being her daughter won’t tolerate it.”

FYI — Cissy was on Oprah earlier this week (again promoting the book) and admitted her relationship with BK was strained … and admitted she knew that Bobbi didn’t want the book written.

How can she know the book is disrespectful if she hasn’t even read it? Bobbi Kris is still grieving but so is her grandmother (probably more than her). Maybe this book is away for Cissy to find some closure in her daughters death, and yes make money.

What do you think?


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Cissy Houston On Oprah About Whitney Gay Rumors “I Rebuke The Gay Rumors And Would NOT Like Her Gay!” [Video]

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Cissy Houston Worried About Bobbi Kristina

Wait…did we say worried about Bobbi Kristina? We meant that multi-million dollar inheritance Bobbi Kristina is set to receive. Cissy Houston claims she is trying to withhold the money from Bobbi because she is afraid that she’ll spend it all on drugs and is scared it would eventually lead to a death similar to her mom’s.

Cissy is also concerned with the company Bobbi is surrounding herself with. She doesn’t like her boyfriend (Nick Gordon) and she can’t stand her father Bobby, who she says will suck all the money he can from Bobbi Kristina. She also feels that Bobbi is far too young and impressionable at the young age of 19, and she doesn’t think it would be wise for a 19-year-old with drug problems to have millions in her bank account.

Sources say that Cissy has no problem with Bobbi getting the money; she just wants her to wait a few years before she does.

Of course, Cissy claims she is just looking out for Bobbi and is disgusted by people saying she is just trying to get all the money to herself. Cissy and Pat Houston are so “concerned” about the situation that they filed a request this week to change Whitney’s will, in an attempt to change the distribution schedule of the inheritance.

So, what do you all think? Is Cissy doing this for all the right or wrong reasons? Can Bobbi really trust anybody anymore? Or is everyone just after her money? The 19-year-old is in a very difficult spot at the moment. bobbi ciss

 

Bobby Brown Is In Rehab!

This news is about as shocking as the new Taylor Swift song and by that we mean it is not shocking at all. Good ol’ Bobby Brown is entering rehab in hopes of turning his life around. He checked into the rehab facility for alcohol abuse. A source spoke to TMZ and revealed why Bobby decided to seek help,

“He realized he couldn’t do it on his own. He decided that he needed help and wants to make the best out of the rest of his life for his children’s sake.” the source claims.

It‘s clear that he does need the help after the whole debacle at Whitney Houston’s funeral and his DUI arrest back in March. We’ll see if something “clicks” with Bobby this time, but we have our doubts. The world just wouldn’t be the same without an insane Bobby Brown. It’d be like trying to enjoy a pizza without cheese on it; who likes a pizza without cheese? No one.

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Who Sang It Better? Jordin Sparks or Jessica Sanchez? Video Inside!

We’re sure you have all heard about Jessica Sanchez’s version of, ‘I Will Always Love You’. It’s received over 5 million views on Youtube, and many think it was one of the best performances of the song in a long time.

But, Jordin Sparks might be trying to steal some of the spotlight. She performed at the Billboard Music Awards last night and brought the house down with her version of the song. The audience had tears in their eyes throughout the entire performance.

So, our question to you…who sang it better? Jordin or Jessica? Watch the two videos down below and leave your answer in the comments.

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Lifetime to Air Whitney Houston Family Reality Show

That’s right, folks. The family of Whitney Houston will be getting their own reality show because…why not? Lifetime just released a press release that promotes, ‘The Houston Family Chronicles’, a docu-series that will follow around the entire Whitney Houston family. Including Pat Houston, Bobbi Kristina and Cissy Houston,

“The tragic loss of Whitney left a void in the hearts of people all over the world, but certainly none more so than her beloved family. In this series, the multi-generations of the Houston family will bravely reveal their lives as they bond together to heal, love, and grow.” Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President, Programming, of Lifetime Networks said.

Pat Houston claims that she had been in discussion with the network for awhile, even before the death of Whitney Houston. She says that Whitney Houston’s death will certainly affect the direction of the show. She said she hopes the show will let people see how to deal with death. Lifetime to Air Whitney Houston Family Reality Show Lifetime to Air Whitney Houston Family Reality Show Lifetime to Air Whitney Houston Family Reality Show

 

Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me!

Bobby Brown has notoriously been blamed for introducing drugs to Whitney Houston. But Bobby Brown is fighting back against those claims in his first interview since Whitney Houston passed away in February,

“I didn’t get high [on narcotics] before I met Whitney. I smoked weed, I drank the beer, but no, I wasn’t the one that got Whitney on drugs at all.” Bobby told Matt Lauer on the Today Show.

He claims that drugs were apart of Whitney’s life way before he even met her. Matt Lauer pressed Bobby a bit and asked him how it makes him feel knowing that so many people blame him for Whitney’s drug use,

“It makes me feel terrible. But I know differently. I think if anyone ever knew us, if anybody ever spent time around us instead of time looking through the bubble, they would know how we felt about each other.” Brown said.

Bobby says that he was “hurt” after finding out Whitney was still struggling with her drug addiction, “I was hurt because me being off of narcotics for the last seven years, I felt that she was…I didn’t know she was struggling with it still.” Bobby Brown appeared to be genuinely hurt when he said that, but was it really just secret guilt? Does anyone really believe Bobby Brown? Probably not. Unfortunately for Bobby he will also be known as the guy who screwed up Whitney Houston’s life. Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me! Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me! Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me! Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me! Bobby Brown: It wasn’t Me!

 

Bobbi Kristina Caught Smoking Out Of a Bong!


Bobbi Kristina has had a rough time since the death of her mother Whitney Houston. There have been several reports of her “extreme partying” and multiple reports that she took off right after her mother’s funeral. Plus, there is that whole thing with her dating her “adopted brother.” It has been a miserable past few months for everyone in the Houston family, and it just might be getting worse.

There is now video of Bobbi Kristina’s extreme partying. The National Enquirer obtained a video of Bobbi Kristina smoking pot out of a huge bong. The video was believed to be filmed way back in March 2011. She was visiting with friends who attend college in Statesboro, Georgia. In the video you can hear Bobbi say, “Give me the lighter” and then she went to town. You can watch the video here

A source at the party says that Bobbi Kristina is the one who brought the pot, “Bobbi Kristina was staying with friends at the school and she brought along a big bag of pot for the party. The party was well underway by the time I got there around 11pm. When I left at 6am the next day, she was still partying hard.” the source said.

The source also explains why he/she thinks Bobbi Kristina was a “seasoned” partier,

“She’s obviously a seasoned partier. With the amount of pot and alcohol she was using, I would have passed out, but she was still going strong.”

Cissy Houston needs to straighten that girl out! Bobbi Kristina Caught Smoking Out Of a Bong! Bobbi Kristina Caught Smoking Out Of a Bong! Bobbi Kristina Caught Smoking Out Of a Bong! Bobbi Kristina Caught Smoking Out Of a Bong!

 

Looks Like Bobby’s Taking Another Mugshot

It seems like Whitney isn’t the only one we’re going to lose this year from the ‘Crack is Whack’ family.  Ex-husband, Bobby Brown was arrested for suspicion of D.U.I  yesterday afternoon in Reseda, Ca.  He was pulled over for talking on his cell phone when police decided to give him a field sobriety test…which he FAILED.  Alcohol?  Crack?  Cocaine?

Brown has admitted to heroin, cocaine, crack and alcohol use, but claims he beat them all. (Though he sometimes still drinks) Drink all you want Bobby…but stay off the damn roads, you crack-head.

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Bobbi Kristina Dating Her Brother?

What in the heck is going on? According to multiple reports, Bobbi Kristina is getting pretty serious with Nick Gordon…her brother! Now, it should be noted that they are not blood related. Whitney Houston “adopted” Nick Gordon and he had been living with Houston since he was 12. So, basically Bobbi and Nick have been brother and sister for several years now.

But it turns out they might be a little closer than just brother and sister. Bobbi and Nick were seen kissing and holding hands together last Friday, this according a report by ‘Hollywoodlife.com’. Nick is only adding fuel to the fire by tweeting the following message, “Yea we got a little closer and what!!!” and in another tweet he referred to her as, “MY Krissi”

That’s a little freaking strange, isn’t it? Sure, they are not blood related or anything, but they grew up as brother and sister! We’re sure Bobbi is going through a lot right now; maybe she just needs someone to lean on. It’s a little weird that the someone is her “brother” but who are we to judge? Who are we to say that brothers and sisters can’t fall in love? This is America! The land of the free and the home of the freaks! Bobbi Kristina Dating Her Brother? Bobbi Kristina Dating Her Brother? Bobbi Kristina Dating Her Brother?

 

Whitney Houston’s Sister-In-Law ‘I don’t know how’ Whitney Got in the Tub

Do you remember a week or so ago when there were rumors going around that Whitney Houston was murdered? Well, those rumors are only going to spread after hearing what Whitney Houston’s sister Pat had to say to Oprah last night.

“Don’t know how she got [in the tub]… I just know they had to pull her out of [the tub].”  She told Oprah. She also talked about the moment she found out what happened, saying that she heard screams coming from Houston’s room and when she arrived she saw one of the singer’s assistant in tears. She was able to see her sister before paramedics arrived, “She had a peaceful look on her face” Patricia Houston said.

This will only keep the debate alive. What did she mean exactly by saying, “she doesn’t know how she got in the tub?” and who would murder her? Did she have any close enemies? It would have to be someone close to her, right? Since Houston was surrounded by people who loved her in the hotel room.

It should be noted that the Coroner has already said there was no sign of foul play or trauma. However, the official cause of death will not be determined until toxicology results are in. Whitney Houston’s Sister-In-Law ‘I don’t know how’ Whitney Got in the Tub Whitney Houston’s Sister-In-Law ‘I don’t know how’ Whitney Got in the Tub Whitney Houston’s Sister-In-Law ‘I don’t know how’ Whitney Got in the Tub

 

Bobbi Kristina Brown Doesn’t Want Her Dad’s Name!

TMZ is reporting that Whitney Houston’s daughter; Bobbi Kristina Brown doesn’t like her name because of its connection with her father Bobby Brown. She apparently plans on changing her name to, ‘Kristina Houston’ and it is also being reported that she tried to change her name six years ago when her parents separated, but her mother wouldn’t let her do it.

Bobbi Kristina is reportedly mad at her dad (Bobby Brown) because he left Whitney’s funeral early following a disagreement over seating arrangements. And apparently she is making this decision with a sober mind and is in a “better place” than she has been in awhile.

I guess changing her name is the least she could do. Her mom did leave her with EVERYTHING; it’d be a nice little gesture to take on her last name. Plus, who really does want to be associated with Bobby Brown? It’s just not a good thing to be carrying around all that drugged up baggage. Bobbi Kristina Brown Doesn’t Want Her Dad’s Name! Bobbi Kristina Brown Doesn’t Want Her Dad’s Name! Bobbi Kristina Brown Doesn’t Want Her Dad’s Name!

 

Whitney Houston Leaves EVERYTHING to Bobbi Kristina!

Well, Whitney Houston’s will has been released and Bobbi Kristina is getting everything! The late singer has left everything in her possession to her daughter Bobbi Kristina. That includes her money, personal effects…everything! Bobby Brown was mentioned in the document itself, but she did not leave anything to him.

It’s being reported that the money left by Whitney will be put into a trust, which Bobbi Kristina will be given access to when she turns 21 in 2014. When she turns 21, she will receive a portion of the inheritance before getting another payment when she is 25. Bobbi will receive the final payment on her 30th birthday. It is believed that Whitney’s mother “Cissy” Houston is the executor of the will and her brother and sister-in-law are trustees.

So, there shouldn’t be any drama about the will. Whitney made sure that Bobby did not have access to her will when they got married back in 1992. She signed a prenuptial agreement, which banned Bobby Brown from accessing her will.

Hopefully Bobbi Kristina is smart with that money. Maybe she will grow up a little bit in the next couple of years. Whitney Houston Leaves EVERYTHING to Bobbi Kristina! Whitney Houston Leaves EVERYTHING to Bobbi Kristina! Whitney Houston Leaves EVERYTHING to Bobbi Kristina!

 

Oprah Winfrey Set to Interview Bobbi Kristina Brown

Oprah Winfrey has all the power in the world and she is using that power to land the first interview with Bobbi Kristina Brown and two other members of the Houston family. The family has remained fairly quiet since the tragic death of Whitney Houston, but it looks like they will be breaking their silence soon.

It will be interesting to see what kind of questions Oprah will ask Bobbi Kristina. Will she bring up her troubled past? As most of you know, a lot of people are worried that Bobbi Kristina is following in her mother’s foot steps. It should be noted that the “official” cause of death has not been determined. However, the autopsy results should be revealed within a week or two…perhaps just in time for the interview?

The interview will air on OWN Sunday, March 11 at 9 p.m. Will you be watching? Oprah Winfrey Set to Interview Bobbi Kristina Brown Oprah Winfrey Set to Interview Bobbi Kristina Brown Oprah Winfrey Set to Interview Bobbi Kristina Brown

 

Was Whitney Houston Really Pregnant When She Was Murdered?

Well, that is the tale that Globe mag is spinning. Yes, they are a trashy tabloid, but it wouldn’t be the first time they were right about something. On their new cover, entitled Whitney Houston — Autopsy Secrets, they claim that not only was the forty-eight year old pregnant, but she was also murdered.

The magazine even features a picture of Whitney with a baby bump, but we all know what a good hour with photoshop can get us. This week has been met with a tabloid frenzy, including National Enquirer’s Whitney Houston Death Photo. But, The Globe’s accusations are truly something extraordinary.

They reported, ‘Whitney Houston’s autopsy will reveal explosive secrets about the star including proof she was murdered –and a blockbuster pregnancy shocker.  Globe reveals that Whitney was found dead in the bathtub in her Beverley Hilton hotel room on Feb 11 was hiding a baby secret.  Several people in Whitney’s entourage believe she was pregnant when she died, an insider tells Globe.  Whitney thought she might be expecting although she said it would be a miracle.

‘There is also chilling proof that Whitney;s death was murder.  One of the singer’s aides found her face-down in the water with her legs and arm dangling out of the tub..  Whitney’s odd position in the tub argues against a drowning death.

‘Whitney was broke, but owed drug dealers a staggering 1.5 million, and her death smacks of a hit man revenge to show other junkies what would happen if they failed to pay.  You don’t get away with owing that much money to vicious drug dealers and live to tell the tale, a law enforcement source told Globe.’

Is all of this just a scam to sell more of their sleezy magazines, or could there be a hint of truth amidst the madness? Hmm… what do you think?

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Whitney Houston’s Death Photo [WARNING: Highly Graphic Content]

Everyone knows that the National Enquirer cares nothing of taste or cooth. They have published many death photos in the past, those of Anna Nicole Smith and even Elvis Presley. But, many are outraged by the National Enquirer’s recent audacity, printing a lifeless Whitney Houston in her platinum coffin on the front cover of Wenesday’s issue.

She is beautiful, honestly — her hair in a classic up do and her make-up done perfectly. She was laid to rest in her favorite purple dress, her nickname Nippy embroidered into the silk above her head, and more than $500,000 in jewels on her body.

But, her beauty was marred by a trespasser when they invaded her private viewing area to snap a few pictures, subsequently selling them to the trashiest of tabloids, The National Enquirer. Most are outraged by the invasion of privacy — the lack of human decency — that the unknown photographer — as well as the tabloid — showed when they belittled such private moments.

Many are making accusations toward the very thin guest list that attended the private viewing, which were only Whitney’s closest friends and relatives. Though, a different scenario comes to mind: it is entirely possible that it was a worker at the funeral home or even the guest of another viewing entirely and not one of Whitney’s closest loved ones. The second, smaller shot at the bottom of the cover shows Whitney’s entire coffin from afar. But, this picture shows something else as well: The viewing room was completely empty. So, when the photographer took the picture, they were the only one in the room. That makes it much less likely that it was during the viewing itself.

We here at The Daily Fix have finally managed to get a hold of the photo, but — as you can see — it is not in the picture gallery below. For those of you who wish to see it, you may click here.

Whitney Houston — troubled crackhead or not — was a human being, a human being that possessed one of this world’s most beautiful voices. Did she deserve to have her death photo spread all over the internet? Did her family deserve it? What do you think?

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Bobbi Kristina Found Getting High After Her Mother’s Funeral

New reports are coming out that Bobbi Kristina has been a mess ever since the death of her mother. She even reportedly went missing after Saturday’s service. She was allegedly found doing drugs after Houston’s funeral.

According to The Daily Beast, several hours after Houston’s funeral Bobbi Kristina was found in a hotel “getting high” according to a source who was with the family when they learned the news. A close family friend had this to say:

“It’s a horrible situation for everyone. They tried to save Whitney, and it didn’t work. Now with Bobbi Kristina, they fear the same thing is happening again and won’t be able to stop it either. Bobbi Kristina is all Ms. Cissy has left of Whitney. She’s so tired, but she’s ready to fight again to save her grandbaby.”

However, a rep for the family has denied that the incident occurred, saying that while there was confusion about Bobbi Kristina’s whereabouts after the funeral, she was not doing drugs. They say that she is “just emotionally fragile.”

I think the bottom line here is that Bobbi Kristina needs help and needs to get away from everything, whether she is using drugs or not. Her mom just passed away! That has to be the most difficult thing to go through, especially at such a young age.

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Whitney’s Family Trying to Sell Her Funeral Footage?

It sounds like a sick joke, right? Who in the world would want to sell their beloved family members funeral footage for monetary gain? Why would they do such a thing? Well, according to Whitney’s family — who are, indeed, shopping for buyers for the funeral video — they’re doing it for Bobbi Kristina.

Yes, everyone was allowed to see the footage of Whitney’s ‘home going.’ Associated Press provided the live feed of the service to the media outlets, but everyone was required to pull the video from the air twenty-four hours after the end of the funeral.

The reason for that is now clear. TMZ reported, ‘A rep for the family confirms the family has now “agreed to license footage to several media outlets.” The rep says the family is charging “customary fees” to … ” help maximize the estate for the benefit of Bobbi Kristina.”‘

So… Whitney Houston’s estate is so small that they would have to cash in on the death of their loved one? In all honesty, no matter the reasons they claim, it sounds sick, desperate, and morbid.

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Kevin Costner’s Moving Eulogy for His Friend Whitney Houston

The funeral for one of this world’s most beautiful voices was more star studded than many award shows, but even more news-worthy than the A-lister’s appearances was the eulogy that Kevin Costner gave for his good friend Whitney Houston.

Kevin Costner, who met and befriended Whitney on the set of their 1992 blockbuster, The Bodyguard, made a heartfelt and truly moving speech at the memorial service for Houston.

Costner told the crowd that ‘Whitney was the only one who could play Rachel Marron at that time.’ Because, even during a time when interracial relationships were not as widely accepted as today, she was the perfect fit for that role.

Costner gave what many considered to be the perfect eulogy, telling the audience the tale of Whitney’s audition for The Bodyguard where her make-up had melted in the bright lights of the studio, making her face a streaky mess. Costner recounted that Whitney had wanted to use her own make-up, and said, ‘She seemed so small and sad at that moment and I asked her why she did it. She said, ‘I just wanted to look my best.’ If Whitney could hear me now, I’d say you weren’t enough, you were great … People just didn’t like you, they loved you.’

Yes, Whitney, you were great, and we wish that life would have treated you kind… but we will always love you…

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Bobby Brown OFFICIALLY Invited to Whitney Houston’s Funeral

For the past few days it had been looking like Bobby Brown would not be attending Whitney Houston’s funeral. There were reports that several family members were strongly opposed to inviting Bobby Brown to the funeral because they still blame him for contributing to Whitney’s troubles. However, family sources tell TMZ that: “At the last minute, the family felt that it would keep the peace at the funeral (to have bobby there) even though some family members were against it.”

Sources close to Brown told TMZ that family friends had warned him not to go to the funeral, but now, with the change of heart, Bobby will be attending. He won’t be staying around long, though. Bobby has agreed to perform at a concert just hours after the funeral.

So, it looks like all is well at the moment. Hopefully the funeral will be drama-free. If you are wanting to watch the funeral, it will be streaming live online. Just click here and bookmark that page. It’ll stream the video once the funeral gets underway. Bobby Brown OFFICIALLY Invited to Whitney Houston’s Funeral Bobby Brown OFFICIALLY Invited to Whitney Houston’s Funeral Bobby Brown OFFICIALLY Invited to Whitney Houston’s Funeral

 

Was Whitney Houston a Lesbian?

She has only been dead for a few days but there are already a lot of rumors going around. One of the more interesting ones is the rumor that she was a lesbian. It’s being claimed that she binged on drugs and alcohol because she was torn over living a lie. This isn’t the first time someone has claimed Houston was gay, there have been rumors going around now for 30 years.

Peter Tatchell (a gay rights activist) spoke to the Daily Star and had this to say:

 “It is important to tell the truth about this aspect of her life. Whitney was happiest and at her peak in the 1980s when she was with her female partner. They were so loved up and joyful together. Perhaps her inability to accept and express her same-sex love contributed to her substance abuse and decline. She was pressured into the Bobby Brown marriage. It was a disaster. Her life started going downhill soon afterwards.”

Who was this female partner? Well, we don’t know for sure. However, sources have said it was Robyn Crawford. They had known each other since Whitney was 16 and just hours after Whitney Houston died, Robyn wrote a Valentine’s Day tribute to Whitney. It said:

 “I met her when she was 16 and knew right away she was special. Whitney was modeling and had peachy-colored skin and didn’t look like anyone I’d ever met in New Jersey. I can’t believe that I’m never going to hug her or hear her laughter again.”

And, if all that wasn’t enough. We all know what Bobby Brown wrote in his biography, claiming Houston married him just to quiet the lesbian rumors. This is just another log on the fire, a fire that will not be going out anytime soon. Was Whitney Houston a Lesbian? Was Whitney Houston a Lesbian? Was Whitney Houston a Lesbian?

 

What Happened to Whitney Houston?

Yesterday we all heard the terrible news that Whitney Houston had died. Everyone scrambled to try to find out what happened. Well, it’s been several hours now since her death was first reported and we now know a little more about what happened. Here is what we know…

Thursday night Whitney Houston was at a Hollywood club and she even appeared on stage with Kelly Price where she sang the hymn, “Yes, Jesus Loves Me.” Houston’s daughter Bobbi was also there. Price said that, “Whitney on Thursday was one of the girls.”

Sources tell TMZ that Friday night (the night before she passed away) Whitney Houston “partied heavily” at the Beverley Hilton Hotel with a group of friends. The source says that Whitney and her friends were at the bar for a while and the group was drinking and very loud.

Houston’s mother, Cissy Houston and her cousin, Dionne Warwick, reportedly both spoke to Whitney yesterday before she died and had no indication that anything was wrong. TMZ even reports that Cissy talked to Whitney just 25-30 minutes before her death.

Police have searched through her hotel room but have not found any illegal drugs, at least not yet. However, they did find prescription drugs and it’s possible Whitney drowned in the bathtub, according to TMZ. Sources have told TMZ that when EMTs arrived Whitney’s body was already removed from the bathtub so it will take an autopsy to determine if she OD’d, drowned or died from some other cause.

That is what we know. Obviously there will be more details coming out in the following days, weeks and probably even months. But, the bottom line is that we lost a legendary singer yesterday. Folks can argue about whether her death was “shocking” but I think it was. I don’t think anyone was expecting to hear that Whitney Houston died.

Jennifer Hudson is supposed to perform a Whitney Houston tribute tonight at the Grammys. What Happened to Whitney Houston? What Happened to Whitney Houston?

 

Whitney Houston Dead At 48 [UPDATED]

Shocking news has spread across the internet tonight. The legendary singer, Whitney Houston has died at age 48. Publicist Kristen Foster said Saturday that the singer had died, but the cause and location of her death were unclear.

Whitney Houston was one of the world’s best selling artists. Her top hits include, “I Will Always Love you” , “Saving All My Love For You” and “How Will I Know.” But, Whitney’s career took a big hit when she started to use drugs. Her sales dropped dramatically and she no longer had that voice we all knew and loved.

This is really shocking and terrible news. Just yesterday there were rumors going around that Whitney Houston was asked to be one of the new judges on the, ‘The X Factor.’

UPDATE:

TMZ is reporting that she died this afternoon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. A police crime lab vehicle was parked outside the hotel. Sources say police were called to the scene  within minutes and fire was already there on another call. Paramedics performed CPR but it did not work and she was pronounced dead at 3;55pm. There were no signs of foul play.

CNN reports that Ray J is the one who found her dead in her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.


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Whitney Houston is sane, she just loathes seatbelts

Whitney Houston barely escaped getting kicked off a Delta flight the other day when she refused to buckle her seat belt before takeoff, and there can only be two explanations for this behavior: either all the crack she’s been doing has robbed her of the most rudimentary skills such as joining two pieces of metal together and making sure something clicks, or she went into the bathroom before takeoff, snarfed down a bag of crack and started seeing shit: “Oh no, you ain’t holding me captive you zombie freak. You’re all zombies, aren’t you? Zombies!! Where’s that motherf****g parachute?? Gotta get me off this plane!!”

Via TMZ:

We’re told Whitney refused and “got diva” on the crew member … until another crew member came over and warned Houston that if she didn’t buckle up, she would have to get off the plane.
Whitney eventually allowed one of the crew members to grab the buckle and fasten it for the singer — and the plane was then cleared for takeoff.

Sources close to the singer tell us … Whitney “overreacted a little bit after missing an earlier flight but she’s still 100% sober and was on the way to Detroit for her first day of shooting a new movie.”

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Whitney Houston is Back in Rehab

Houston, you have a problem…

Whitney Houston is apparently in outpatient rehab for drugs and alcohol yet again. This is her third stint, but the first since 2005. Since enrolling 10 days ago, Whitney’s been out and about town with a monitor — even going on stage at a recent Prince concert in L.A. where we heard she was acting a little crazy — but during the day she’s trying to get sober, possibly for a movie role.

According to PEOPLE:

“Whitney Houston is currently in an out-patient rehab program for drug and alcohol treatment,” her rep tells PEOPLE in a statement. “Whitney voluntarily entered the program to support her long-standing recovery process.”

Godspeed, Whitney. Actually, maybe it’s best to stay away from speed for awhile.

 

Whitney Houston’s Daughter is a Fan of Cocaine

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, is featured in the new issue of the National Enquirer. The 18-year-old is allegedly addicted to cocaine, and the pullquote reads,”I’m just like my mother.” Pictures of “Krissi,” as she is known to her friends, show her surrounded by lines of cocaine at two different parties. As you may recall, she was admitted to a psychiatric ward in 2008 after trying to kill herself. The mag claims she “smokes marijuana, guzzles beer and gets smashed on Everclear.” The source on all this, is, of course, a former boyfriend. He claims he’s trying to save her life; we suspect he made a pretty penny off of sharing the pix.

She then went on her twitter to respond:

The pictures_ a former very dear person to me did this. Set me up to make it look exactly what it looks like. God will smite them yes..But it’s really not what it looks like.. People will do anything for money which is extremely sad, and I’m very hurt by this.Thing’s people do these days to hurt others is a shame. All I can do now, is keep my head up high, keep looking towards the lord.All the lord is telling me is be still. That’s all, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do. #BeStill.
I love my family so much. My mom just comforted me to the max, and I’m so thankful for her. Thank you so much lord for blessing me with an Phenomenal family and incredibly phenomenal mother. Thank you for giving me the strength to move forward and put things in the past.
And the person that did this was a result of a horrible relationship that went sour. I was in love_ he was in love with money. I’ve learned My lesson. I’m so much greater and blessed for it today, and I believe nothing less. That is the last I will speak of this, let’s praise god And be greatful and thankful for your family, and people that truly love you, strength, courage, and life lessons learned. GodblessUall

Seriously woman, it’s twitter, keep it simple and under 120 characters. This would have sufficed: “OMG YOU GUUUUUUYZZZ!! I dnt do it! shitty ex-BF! #winning #tigerblood”

But she’s not fooling us, she’s the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, of course she does cocaine.

 

Child Support Saga May Be Over For Bobby Brown

After spending 18 years battling in court over child support, Bobby Brown has come to a mutual agreement with his ex Kim Ward. The two have two children together, LaPrincia, 20, and Bobby Jr..

In April, Brown reportedly requested a reduction in the $5,500/month that he had been paying Ward, saying that he had no income at the time. Though no figures were disclosed, and neither Brown nor Ward were actually present in court, Norfolk Register of Probate Patrick McDermott told the Boston Herald of the events,

The big issue was college expenses and how to handle those going forward. But it was quick and uneventful, and they seem to have wrapped up all the outstanding matters.”

Brown has fallen behind in the past, resulting in time behind bars twice. On one occasion he was $45,000 behind, and on another, $22,000.

Along with LaPrincia, and Bobby Jr., Brown also has a 25-year-old son Landon, 17-year-old Bobbi Kristina with ex-wife Whitney Houston, and 1-year-old Cassius with current girlfriend Alicia Etheridge.

 

Alicia Keys Is Expecting “A Gift From God”

In an interview for UK's Daily Mirror, a pregnant Alicia Keys, 29, spoke of her delight at the prospect of becoming a first-time mother.

I cant wait to become a mom," Alicia gushed. "No question. It’s the most beautiful gift in the world. Truly a gift from God". She also spoke of her feelings for her own mother. “I have an amazing mother – she is a best friend to me. And I would like to be the same to my child.”

This will be a third child for Keys' fiance, Swizz Beatz, who is apparently just as thrilled about the baby. "Everyone says we will make a great family," he stated. Beatz, 39, whose real name is Kasseem Dean, is considered one of best producers in the music industry and has been the hit-maker for such big names as Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg and Whitney Houston.

 

Whitney Houston’s concert in Denmark, another huge disaster

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It was billed as a triumphant comeback, but Whitney Houston’s tour is not exactly panning out that way.

The 46-year-old singer, who looked bloated and sweaty on stage, delivered another disastrous performance in Denmark over the weekend.

Many members of the audience walked out during the singer’s latest concert in Copenhagen, according to local reports.

The Copenhagen Post claims that critics from ‘all of the major media outlets’ in the country were critical of the performance.

One reviewer wrote: ‘She looked and sounded like a person who doesn’t have many years left to live. At the end of the show she looked like she was ready to explode.’
Whitney’s tour, called Nothing But Love, has been nothing short of a mess.

Last month, she was forced to cancel her opening performance in Manchester after claiming she had caught a chest infection.

Her subsequent appearances in Birmingham and London – her first concert in the capital since 1999 – were heavily criticised with some fans demanding their money back

Similar problems had beset the Australian and Asian legs of the tour in February when she also came under fire for forgetting the words to her songs.


 

Matt Lauer possibly banged a tranny

gallery_main-matt-lauer-transsexual-01Right about now, Matt Lauer is probably locked up in one of NBC’s bathrooms, looking at his penis and going “little dude, we fucked a DUDE!! How do we come back from that? You were supposed to smell an impostor, my precious poonhound! *changes voice to that of Paddington Bear* But it felt so real, Matt. It was warm and safe like it always is. It was the surgeons, Matt. THEY tricked us! Go get them!”

Via National Enquirer:

The Enquirer has ripped the lid off Matt Lauer’s shocking secret life and discovered bombshell charges that the handsome broadcaster had a romantic interest in his married Today colleague Natalie Morales … Other unconfirmed reports have linked Matt with Alexis Houston, a young singer/songwriter/producer. The two met few years ago when Alexis accompanied Dionne Warwick to an appearance on Today, but Alexis insists there was no romance.

Via the New York Post:

Alexis Houston — the singer who held a press conference last week to announce she never had sex with “Today” show host Matt Lauer  — had some interesting yesterdays. She used to be a man who called himself Wellington Houston. Whitney Houston sued Wellington (whose original name was Stuart) in 1996 because he was claiming to be her cousin. Whitney alleged that Wellington used the false relationship to defraud an elderly New York doctor of $100,000 using credit cards and forged checks, the AP reported at the time.

According to one source who has known the singer for years, Wellington had sex-change surgery three years ago after a man fell in love with the cross-dressing singer and paid for the operation.

“She told me they got married in Niagara Falls,” said our source, “but they have since separated.”

 

Hundreds walk out in disgust at Whitney Houston’s London concert

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Whitney Houston’s world tour after more than 10 years away from the spotlight just keeps going from bad to worse, as London discovered last night.

The singer played the Docklands O2 Arena last night but sadly for her, the evening didn’t go as well as she no doubt hoped it would.

But it wasn’t just something as trivial as a technical blip that left fans disgruntled, but a myriad of glitches that saw hundreds walk out in disgust.

She was greeted with an enthusiastic round of applause and cheering as the 46-year-old walked out onto the stage to play her first concert in the capital since 1999.

And unfortunately for the 20,000-strong audience who were eagerly awaiting the return of their idol, it was a concert that will be remembered – but for all the wrong reasons.

Whitney missed high notes she once so effortlessly achieved, cut short some of her songs while all the time apologising to the crowd.

After stumbling half-heartedly through her signature song I Will Always Love You, she said: ‘She don’t want to come, my soprano friend.’

 

Video: Whitney Houston – [Live @ Birmingham 2010]


Here’s a video of Whitney Houston performing I Will Always Love You live in Birmingham yesterday. I feel really sad writing this, but my southward-pointing thumbs just refuse to budge. Agreed that she was performing on her very first show since her hospitalization, but she sounds so out of tune vocals everything that you’ll be left with no option but to stop the video before it even reaches the halfway mark. Why Whitney, Why?!

Best moment: NA

 

Whitney Houston’s stage performance in Australia appealing only to “dead rats”

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Whitney Houston’s Australian comeback is under fire after fans criticised the opening night of her Australian tour claiming the singer sounded ‘croaky and appeared ‘disorientated’.

Houston struggled through the opening night of her first Australian tour and was left breathless and exhausted after just two songs at her show at the Brisbane Entertainment Center.

And even more bizarrely, the 46-year-old took a 20 minute break to catch her breath mid-way through the show.

One fan interviewed on Australian TV after the show said: ‘It was a disgrace.

‘She can’t sing. She didn’t sing one song properly.

‘She was disorientated and she needed a 20-minute break. It was the first concert I have walked out of in my life.’

Another fan said: ‘She couldn’t entertain a dead rat, to be honest.’

Other fans took to Facebook and Twitter to complain about the ‘croaky’ quality of her voice. ‘

‘We just got back from Whitney Houston concert in Brizzy and I feel so sorry for her. She sounded croaky,’  fan Rick Crystal said on Facebook.

‘#whitneyhouston should have toured 15 years ago. Voice not what it used to be,’ adavidholloway said on Twitter after the concert.

Some fans said they would be demanding their money back.

‘The multi-award winning singer appeared disoriented and failed to properly name some of her backing band as she introduced them to the audience, ‘ wrote the Australian Associated Press’s music reviewer.

‘But the final act faltered at the finale when she croaked her way through I Will Always Love You, pausing to get a drink and towel herself down just as she was about to hit the song’s epic high note, which she turned into a soft coo,’ he added.

Meanwhile the singer’s spokesman Andrew McManus said Whitney was ’surprised’ by the negativity and rejected tabloid rumours that she was seriously ill after the performance.

The National Enquirer claimed the 46 year old had collapsed due to a drug and alcohol binge, and that her health has declined in recent months, with family members begging the star to postpone her planned concerts.

‘It was not a train wreck,’ McManus said. ‘She was hitting most of the notes, yes her throat was a little croaky.

‘Her health is fine but she’s also not 22 years of age anymore.’

The Australian concerts are part of her comeback “Nothing But Love” tour which kicked off at the end of last year.

‘She was not fit to perform,’ wrote one on the Courier Mail newspaper’s website.

‘She seemed to be on another planet and the concert was laughable.’

 

Whitney Houston Talks Comeback & Motherhood

She's back! Whitney Houston graces the cover of the January 2010 issue of In Style, and tells the magazine that after years of struggle she feels like she's "home again."

The I'm Every Woman singer opens up about her relationship with her 16-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina, who goes by Krissy.

"We have our moments when we clash, but we have a good relationship," she reveals. "I want her to count on me to try to understand what she’s going through. No damnation, no condemnation, nothing that's going to make her feel like she can’t come to me."

Whitney, 46, says that it was her daughter who supported her throughout her divorce from her ex Bobby Brown, and who told her that it was "not all right" for him to be abusive and spit on her.

These days the close-knit mother-daughter duo are dealing with issues that are far less dire.

"[Krissy’s] always, always, always borrowing my clothes,” she says. "I'm cool with it, but she’ll take something and won’t give it back!”

Whitney's new album, I Look to You, hit stores in August.

 

Whitney Houston Speaks About Bobbi Kristina: She is Just Like her Damn Daddy!!!


In the January issue of InStyle magazine, Whitney Houston went into details about the relationship that she has with her daughter, Bobbi Kristina:

It’s funny because her body is mine, her skin color is mine, but she says exactly what’s on her mind, so she’s like her father in that manner. These kids, man, they come out and just let you know right off. But I think it’s a very important thing to allow our children to express themselves so it won’t be expressed in other areas, like on the street.

If she’s angry, I allow her to say, ‘Damn! I’m so frustrated today!’ We have our moments when we clash, but we have a good relationship. I want her to count on me to try to understand what she’s going through. No damnation, no condemnation, nothing that’s going to make her feel like she can’t come to me.

Whitney is also planning a tour but it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be anytime soon:

That’s going to be an at-my-pace kind of thing because I like to do things the real way. I have a live band onstage. My background singers are for real. My vocals are for real. I limit the computerization. So my goal is to have people come to a show and say, ‘Wow.’ And it’s not like I’m going to be everywhere. It’s going to be like, ‘Here I am. Come on out and see me if you can.

Whitney Houston on tour should definitely be a sight to see. Most people will probably go to check her out just to see if she can hold it together for a whole concert because she can barely make just performing one song on shows like Dancing with the Stars.

What are Ya’ll’s Thoughts on Whitney Touring???

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Where is PETA When You Need Them???


Whitney Houston was spotted performing in Russia rockin this floor length fur coat. Nippy is dead wrong for wearing that ~ish on stage, she could have caught a damn heat stroke under all those lights with that on. More flicks under the hood.

 

Whitney Houston Covers InStyle Magazine


Whitney Houston is covering the 2010 cover of InStyle Magazine and the woman looks better than grits with croquettes on a Sunday morning.

Pop the top and peep the cover

Whitney Houston has officially come all-the-way-back.