Posts tagged "whitney houston"

Evening Quickies: Cissy Houston Says Bobbi Kristina & Whitney’s Adopted Son Are Being “Incestuous”

Whitney Houston's mom Cissy Houston is not happy that her granddaughter Bobbi Kristina has been photographed kissing her "adopted" brother Nick Gordon, who was never formally adopted but lived in Whitney's home. Nick Gordon and Bobbi Kristina have called each other brother and sister all their lives, but are not snapped by paparazzi doing PDA. Cissy reportedly told a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2012

Um, Bobbie Kristina Brown Is Maybe Dating Her Unofficial Adopted Brother?

Today in "Real Royal Tenenbaums News" ... the internet is aflutter with the rumor that Bobbi Kristina Brown -- 19-year-old daughter of the late Whitney Houston -- is dating 22-year-old Nick Gordon. Gordon lived with Whitney and Bobbi Kristina from the time he was 12 (though Houston never officially adopted him) and served as a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 13, 2012

Morning Quickies: Whitney Houston Left Everything To Bobbi Kristina In Her Will

Whitney Houston's will has been released and the pop star left all of her possessions and money to her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown. Houston's money will be put into a trust and Bobbi Kristina, who is 19, will receive part of it at age 21, more at age 25, and the full balance at age…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 8, 2012

Target Pulls Totally Offensive Whitney Houston Greeting Card

This Target greeting card is one of those things that was offensive to begin with, but crossed way over the good taste line when Whitney Houston passed away. Luckily, the chain had the good sense to realize that they needed to get the card off the shelves ASAP. "The card was in our stores prior…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 29, 2012

PS22 Chorus Sings Whitney Houston

We should have known that the kids from PS22 would create perhaps the most touching tribute to Whitney Houston. Last week, the kids taped this moving rendition of Houston's "Greatest Love of All," featuring incredible, goosebump-producing solos from Kahlil and Kiarah. We love these kids. And we also love that chorus instructor Mr. B finally…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 20, 2012

Mel Gibson Tried To Help Whitney Houston Get Off Drugs

Mel Gibson reached out to Whitney Houston and tried to help the superstar overcome her personal issues at the height of her drug troubles, according to a new report. The actor previously came to the aid of Britney Spears following her public meltdown in 2008 and offered up his estate in Costa Rica as a refuge for the…

By: Starpulse / February 19, 2012

Kevin Costner Delivers Heartfelt Eulogy At Whitney Houston’s Funeral

Kevin Costner, who starred with Whitney Houston in the immensely popular film "The Bodyguard," was one of many to deliver a beautiful eulogy to the singer at her funeral today. Houston's life was celebrated by family and friends at a service in Newark, NJ, that was broadcast live on the internet. Watch Costner's speech above…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 18, 2012

Whitney Houston Seemed To Predict Own Death

Whitney Houston may have had a premonition of her own death, telling friends she "really wanted to see Jesus" in the days before she died. Friends tell TMZ Houston quoted the Bible, sang hymns, and talked a lot about the afterlife in recent days, and said she "felt like her time was coming." After singing "Yes, Jesu…

By: Newser / February 16, 2012

Nancy Grace Suspects Foul Play In The Death Of Whitney Houston — But We Have A Few Questions Of Our Own

Oh, Nancy Grace. Yesterday, the commentator implied on CNN that, despite there being no evidence of foul play, Whitney Houston's death was not an accident: "I'd like to know who was around her, who, if anyone gave her drugs --- following alcohol and drugs -- and who let her slip, or pushed her, underneath that water?

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 15, 2012

Morning Quickies: Amber Riley Covers “I Will Always Love You” On “Glee”

Here's Amber Riley cover of "I Will Always Love You" on "Glee," which was recorded before Whitney Houston's death this weekend. Just like J-Hud, Amber has a big, booming, beautiful voice that does this song justice. [Us Weekly]  Watch Taylor Swift's video for "Safe & Sound," her song off "The Hunger Games" soundtrack. I'm warning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 15, 2012

Evening Quickies: Whitney Houston Memorial Canceled; Funeral Will Be Invite Only

A public memorial for Whitney Houston at Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center this Friday has been cancelled at the request of the singer's family. Instead, Whitney's family is holding a private, invite-only funeral at a Baptist Church in Newark on Saturday at noon. [People, Huffington Post]   Justin Bieber went on an adorable "date" with…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2012

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…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2012

A Look Back At Whitney Houston’s Fashion Evolution

When the world found out last night that Whitney Houston had died at the age of 48, you could almost hear the collective gasp. That gasp was then followed by questions as the world tried to understand how she could have been taken from us so early. Read more...

By: The Gloss / February 13, 2012

RIP Whitney Houston: Singer Allegedly Died From Combination Of Alcohol And Xanax

TMZ and Us Weekly are both reporting that the results of Whitney Houston's autopsy have revealed that the singer actually died from a deadly combination of alcohol and Xanax. Their sources say the coroner's report found that though there was water in Houston's lungs -- she was found in her hotel room bathtub -- it…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2012

A Look Back At Whitney Houston’s Life In Pictures

This weekend, the music industry lost an incomparable talent with the death of singer Whitney Houston, at the much-too-young age of 48. Here's a look back at her career and life in pictures.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2012

Jennifer Hudson Delivers Gorgeous Tribute To Whitney Houston

At tonight's Grammy Awards, Jennifer Hudson was tasked with singing "I Will Always Love You" in tribute to Whitney Houston, who passed away yesterday at the age of 48. It was emotional and flawless, the perfect, if brief, memoriam. Watch it above. …

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2012

RIP: Whitney Houston Dead At Age 48 [UPDATED]

UPDATE (Sunday, 3:45 p.m. EST): TMZ is now reporting that Whitney Houston was found in her room's bathtub and that it's possible she drowned? Sources also say prescription drugs were found in the room and that Houston took Xanax before performances; only an autopsy will be able to reveal if she died via drowning, overdose,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Allegedly Rushed To The Hospital

More upsetting news: TMZ is reporting that Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina, 18, was rushed from the Beverly Hilton Hotel -- where her mother passed away yesterday -- to the hospital today. No word on why or what her possible condition is. Last night, Bobbi Kristina allegedly got into a shouting match with law enforcement…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2012

Watch: Whitney Houston’s Final Performance

At right, what's believed to be Whitney Houston's final performance, filmed Feb. 9, two nights before her death. The singer sang "Yes, Jesus Loves Me" at the Kelly Price & Friends pre-Grammy concert. Houston passed away today in Los Angeles at the age of 48. [via Huffington Post]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 11, 2012

Are Whitney Houston And Ray J Back On?

On-and-off couple Whitney Houston and Ray J are reportedly dating again. After first making headlines as a couple in 2007, the two are rumored to be on their third breakup-and-makeup escapade. Even though the pop idol/diva/six-time Grammy Award winner already had a big career before her beau could babble the word "Kim," the two had…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / February 4, 2012