Morning Quickies: Whitney Houston’s Funeral To Be Held On Friday

  • Whitney Houston’ body was returned to New Jersey, her home state, this weekend via a private jet belonging to Tyler Perry. A public funeral will reportedly be held on Friday at the Prudential Center in Newark, which can hold 18,000 people. [Celebitchy]
  • Should Clive Davis have cancelled his Grammys party after Whitney’s death? That’s what Chaka Kahn, who avoided the party because it was held inside the same hotel where Whitney died, says. [Starpulse
  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z ditched the Grammys for a date night out to get pizza in Brooklyn. [PopCrush]
  • Important news: a Japanese man has broken the world record for cracking the most nuts with his butt. [The FW]
  • Guess who Kim Kardashian was spotted with on a “romantic date”? [Stupid Celebrities]
  • Paul McCartney miiiight cameo on this season of “Mad Men,” but that’s a very big might. [Zap2It]
  • Male strippers at a PTA event? You go get yours, soccer moms! [Nerve]
  • Iconic feminist Gloria Steinem says she’s “honored” that Sarah Jessica Parker will play her in “Lovelace,” the film about porn star Linda Lovelace who starred in the controversial skin flick “Deep Throat.” This is probably the first and last time Gloria Steinem will be in Us Weekly, you think? [Us Weekly]
  • Sienna Miller’s engagement ring is quite a sparkler. [Life & Style]
  • Kate Middleton is spending Valentine’s Day visiting an alcohol-free bar in Liverpool that was set up for substance abusers in recovery. [PopSugar]
  • Justin Theroux (wisely) won’t discuss his relationship with Jennifer Aniston because “that’s building your own torture device.” [New York Magazine]
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