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 pop star to recover from her struggles away from the spotlight.
Now TMZ.com reports Gibson also attempted to come to the rescue of Houston while she battled an addiction to cocaine, marijuana and other drugs in the early 2000s. Read more…
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 and others at HLNTV.com.
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, Jesus Loves Me” in her final public appearance, Houston told a friend the next morning, “I’m gonna go see Jesus … I want to see Jesus. You know, he’s so cool … I really want to see that Jesus.” Read more…
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? Apparently, no signs of force or trauma to the body … Who let Whitney Houston go under her water?”
Well, I have a few questions for Nancy. I’d like to know who was around her, who, if anyone gave her beans — following her “Dancing With The Stars” rehearsal — and who let her nipple slip, or pushed her nipple, out of that dress? Apparently, there were no signs of force or trauma to the body. So who let Nancy Grace fart on live television? [Daily Mail UK]