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

RIP: Whitney Houston
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Alcohol and Xanax?
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  • 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]
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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…

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

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  • 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 wasn’t enough to cause her to drown and that it’s more likely that she died before her head became submerged. Of course, the coroner’s report has not been officially released, and an official cause of death won’t be concluded until the toxicology report comes back in a few weeks. Houston’s body has been flown to Atlanta at the request of her mother, Cissy Houston, but funeral details have not been released. [TMZ, Us Weekly]
  • Oprah OWN Network is going to rebroadcast her 2009 interview with Houston during a two-hour tribute on Thursday night. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • According to TMZ, the day before Houston was found dead in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, her 18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina, fell asleep in the bathtub at the same hotel and had to be woken up by friends. Bobbi Kris was hospitalized this weekend and is being treated for stress — her family fears she may be suicidal. [TMZ]

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A Look Back At Whitney Houston’s Life In Pictures

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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.

Jennifer Hudson Delivers Gorgeous Tribute To Whitney Houston

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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. 

RIP: Whitney Houston Dead At Age 48 [UPDATED]

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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, or some other cause. An autopsy is scheduled for today, but an official cause of death won’t be available until the toxicology report is complete.

Seriously sad news to report: the Associated Press is reporting that singer Whitney Houston died today at the age of 48. She is survived by her daughter Bobbi Kristina (with ex husband Bobby Brown). The singer was photographed leaving a pre-Grammy party on Thursday night looking potentially intoxicated. Houston, of course, battled drug addiction in the past, although there is no word on her cause of death. In May 2011, Houston’s representative said that the singer had checked into rehab for drug and alcohol addiction. She had recently been seen out and about with former boyfriend Ray J.  [TMZ, Dlisted, CNN]

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