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Family & Close Friends Attend Whitney Houston's Wake

February 18th, 2012 10:00am EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's mother, daughter, cousin Dionne Warwick and mentor Clive Davis paid their respects to the singer at a private wake on Friday evening.

Just a day before the superstar's funeral in New Jersey on Saturday, Houston's loved ones visited the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark, where her body was transported to following her death in Los Angeles last week.

Hundreds of fans lined the street outside the funeral parlor, where floral tributes were laid in the star's honor.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, her daughter with ex-husband Bobby Brown, was accompanied to the wake by her grandmother Ci...

Bobby Brown: 'Bobbi Kristina Is Doing Much Better'

February 15th, 2012 1:18pm EST
Bobby Brown
Whitney Houston's devastated daughter Bobbi Kristina is "doing much better" as she comes to terms with her mother's death, according to her father Bobby Brown.

The 18 year old was hospitalized on Sunday after suffering severe anxiety following the news of her mother's passing the day before.

Brown has since spoken out to insist the teenager's family is helping her to cope with the tragedy, and now the R&B singer has revealed she's starting to improve.

He tells, "My daughter Bobbi Kristina is doing much better. We continue to provide love and support to Bobbi Kristina. She...

Janet Jackson Sympathizes With Bobbi Kristina Brown, Says Life Must Go On

February 15th, 2012 10:06am EST
Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson has suggested Whitney Houston's family consider therapy sessions for the superstar's heartbroken daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown as she mourns the death of her mom.

Jackson was asked for her thoughts about the tragedy during a taped interview with newsman Anderson Cooper, which will air next week, and revealed she can't help thinking about the teenager, who was hospitalised and treated for stress and anxiety at the weekend.

Jackson, who is still mourning the death of her brother Michael in 2009, insists she knows what it's like to lose a loved one - and she's happy to offer up...

Bobby Brown & Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Suffered 'Nervous Breakdown'

February 13th, 2012 11:01pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Houston
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina was hospitalized after suffering a "nervous breakdown" in the wake of her mother's sudden death.

Ray Watson, who served as the "I Will Always Love You" hitmaker's security detail for more than a decade, discovered the singer's lifeless body submerged in her Los Angeles hotel room bathtub on Saturday.

Daughter Bobbi Kristina, 18, was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for extreme stress and anxiety on Sunday and now Ray's brother, Billy Watson, has spoken out to shed some light on her improving condition.

Speaking to, he says, ...

Bobby Brown On Whitney's Death: 'We Will Get Through This Tradegy As A Family'

February 13th, 2012 9:28am EST
Bobby Brown has spoken out following his daughter Bobbi Kristina's hospitalization on Sunday, insisting the teenager will pull through her mother Whitney Houston's tragic death with the help of family.

The 18 year old was taken from the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on a stretcher after suffering from anxiety issues a day after Houston was found dead at the same hotel.

Her singer dad cancelled a New Edition gig in Tennessee to be by her side, and he is determined to help Bobbi Kristina "get through" the tragedy.

In a statement to Extra, he says, "Today my daughter did visit with do...

Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Taken To Hospital

February 12th, 2012 6:42pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Houston
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina has reportedly been hospitalized in Los Angeles a day after her mother's death.

The 18 year old was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center on Sunday, according to website which reports the teenager left the Beverly Hilton hotel, where Houston died on Saturday, on a stretcher after emergency service staff responded to a medical alert call.

Bobbi Kristina is Houston's only child from her 15-year marriage to soul star Bobby Brown. The pair was divorced in 2007.

Another report says that Bobby will be skipping his show with the reunited New E...

Teary Bobby Brown Pays Tribute To Whitney Houston At New Edition Gig

February 12th, 2012 12:49pm EST
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown choked back tears as he performed with his band New Edition in Mississippi on Saturday night, hours after his ex-wife Whitney Houston was found dead in Los Angeles.

The "I Will Always Love You" hitmaker's body was discovered by her minder in her suite at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Paramedics were called to the venue but were unable to resuscitate the singer and she was pronounced dead just before 4pm on Saturday.

Brown was in Southaven, Mississippi preparing for his gig with the reunited New Edition when news of Houston's death broke, and his bandmate Johnny Gill told CNN his b...

Bobby Brown & Ray J Devastated By Whitney Houston's Death

February 12th, 2012 7:30am EST
Bobby Brown
Whitney Houston's ex-husband Bobby Brown and her on/off boyfriend Ray J were among those left devastated by the singer's death on Saturday.

The "How Will I Know" hitmaker's body was discovered by her assistant in her suite at the Beverly Hilton hotel, where she was preparing for mentor Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy Awards party. She was pronounced dead just before 4pm on Saturday after emergency service officials had failed to resuscitate her.

Insiders close to Brown, who Houston divorced in 2007 after 15 years of marriage, told that the singer and reality TV star was "in and out...

Whitney Houston Dies At 48 On Eve Of Grammys

February 11th, 2012 8:51pm EST
Whitney Houston
Six-time Grammy Award winning singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48, the singer's publicist, Kristen Foster confirmed on Saturday.

Houston died at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, according to, but her cause of death is unknown as of press time.

The shocking news of Houston's death comes on the eve of music's biggest night - the Grammy Awards, which airs Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8pm on CBS.

The singer, who has sold over 200 million albums worldwide, had been working on a career comeback recently following years of battling drug issues and personal demons.

Houston's debut album, "W...

Whitney Houston & Ray J Spark Reconciliation Rumors After Being Spotted Together

February 5th, 2012 4:35pm EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston has sparked rumors she's reunited with her ex-boyfriend Ray J after the pair was spotted enjoying a dinner date in Los Angeles on Saturday night.

The "I Will Always Love You" legend dated R&B star Ray J in 2007 following her divorce from Bobby Brown, but the couple was alleged to have split for good in 2009.

They were briefly linked again in 2010 and now it appears the romance has been reignited after the couple stepped out for a meal at Le Petit Four in West Hollywood, before leaving in Ray J's car.

Ray J has previously dated socialite Kim Kardashian (and is credited wit...

Reunited New Edition Have Big Plans For 2012 As 30th Anniversary Looms

December 14th, 2011 9:32pm EST
New Edition
New Edition are planning a major 2012 reunion tour to prepare for their 30th anniversary celebrations.

The grown-up boy band, featuring Bobby Brown and Ronnie DeVoe, will be working on live dates, a book, movie and stage play as well as a new album next year in a bid to have multiple products on the market in time for the 30th anniversary of the release of the group's first album "Candy Girl" in 2013.

DeVoe tells, "2012 is going to be an incredible year for us."

The reunited group will kick off 2012 with a four-day New Year's weekend run of concerts in Highland, California ...

Bobby Brown's Father Dies

December 11th, 2011 12:30pm EST
Bobby Brown
R&B star Bobby Brown is in mourning following the death of his father.

Brown's dad, Herbert Brown, passed away on Saturday at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer, according to

The New Edition singer revealed earlier this month that his father, who he called Pop, had been hospitalised and he thanked fans for all their "prayers".

Brown's mother Carole died in January.

Bobby Brown Planning Reality TV Series About New Edition Comeback

October 16th, 2011 8:00pm EDT
Bobby Brown
Fallen R&B icon Bobby Brown is hoping to turn grown-up boy band New Edition's comeback into an uplifting reality TV show.

The "My Prerogative" singer insists relations between himself and all the members of the "Candy Girl" hitmakers are better than ever, thanks to weekly telephone prayer sessions - and he'd like to capture the positive energy in a new TV series.

Brown tells Hustler magazine, "We have a conference call every Sunday. We're putting it (band) back together.

"I think the thing that was missing with us was prayer - us being able to pray together and understand our differences...

Flavor Flav & MC Hammer To Join Charlie Sheen At Insane Clown Posse Festival

July 7th, 2011 8:49am EDT
Flavor Flav
Flavor Flav, Ice Cube, MC Hammer, Bobby Brown and Lil Jon will join Charlie Sheen at the Insane Clown Posse's four-day rap and wrestling festival in Illinois next month.

Sheen announced he'd be among the presenters in an excited tweet on Wednesday, and now the full line-up has been announced.

Sheen and Flav will co-host the music and wresting event, dubbed the Gathering Of The Juggalos, while rappers Ice Cube, Lil Jon, Paul Wall and MC Hammer will join Bobby Brown on the bill.

The 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos will take place at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois from 11-14 August.

Xzibit, ...

Bobby Brown: 'I Never Thought I'd Reach 40'

April 5th, 2011 2:52pm EDT
Bobby Brown
R&B veteran Bobby Brown cherishes every moment he spends with his family because he "never thought" he would live to 40 after years of alcohol and drug addiction.

The My Prerogative star, 42, has turned his life around since famously battling problems with cocaine and heroin abuse during his tumultuous marriage to Whitney Houston, and he is now celebrating six years of sobriety.

Brown admits he was driven to confront his personal issues after becoming horrified by his erratic behavior when he watched scenes from his 2005 reality show Being Bobby Brown. He tells People magazine, "(The TV...

Bobby Brown Says His Daughter 'Doesn't Do Drugs'

March 8th, 2011 11:32am EST
Bobby Brown
Singer Bobby Brown has slammed suggestions his teenage daughter is struggling with substance abuse issues, insisting the 18 year old "doesn't do" drugs.

Bobbi Kristina, whose mother is Whitney Houston, found herself at the center of a drug scandal last week when the National Enquirer obtained damning shots of a youngster alleged to be the teenager apparently taking cocaine at two different parties.

Kristina has since taken to her page to slam the reports, blaming an ex-boyfriend for setting her up to make it look as though she's indulging in drugs.

She wrote, "A former very...

Bobby Brown Says Teenage Daughter 'Sings Better' Than Whitney Houston

March 7th, 2011 10:46pm EST
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown has tipped his teenage daughter Bobbi Kristina for big things in show business, insisting she "sings a little better" than her superstar mother Whitney Houston.

Bobbi Kristina, 18, has already expressed an interest in following in her famous parents' footsteps and breaking into the music industry, and Brown is convinced she has the whole package.

In an appearance on The View on Monday, Brown said, "She sings like a bird. She sings a little better than Whitney and she has my legs so (she can dance)..."

And the "My Prerogative" singer wants to team up with his daughter on recor...

Whitney Houston's Daughter Furious Over Alleged Cocaine Photos

March 3rd, 2011 10:30pm EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's teenage daughter has slammed suggestions she's struggling with substance abuse after a tabloid published photos purportedly showing the teen snorting lines of cocaine.

Bobbi Kristina found herself at the center of a drug scandal on Wednesday when the National Enquirer obtained damning shots of a youngster alleged to be the celebrity offspring indulging in cocaine at two different parties.

Houston and Brown have both battled substance abuse in the past and the magazine suggested their 18-year-old kid had picked up the troubled stars' bad habits too.

An ex...

Whitney Houston Reunites With Bobby Brown At His Mother's Funeral

February 1st, 2011 12:47pm EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston and her ex-husband Bobby Brown reunited in Boston, Massachusetts, on Monday at the funeral of the R&B star's late mother.

The singing superstar sang at a remembrance service for her former mother-in-law, Carole Brown, who died on January 20.

Houston performed twice during the ceremony, singing gospel song "Precious Lord Take My Hand" and later joining in as Brown's New Edition bandmates sang "Never Would Have Made It," according to

Houston divorced Brown in 2007 and they are parents to a teenage daughter.

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Rep: Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown Did Not Stage An Intervention With Daughter

December 17th, 2010 8:38am EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's publicist has been forced to deny rumors the singer and her ex-husband Bobby Brown had to stage an intervention to put a stop to their 17-year-old daughter's wild ways.

The National Enquirer alleged Bobbi Kristina had raised fears she would fall victim to the same addiction problems as her mum and dad after images of her partying hit the web.

The pictures reportedly prompted Houston to bring in a drug counselor to speak to the teen about the dangers of booze and illegal substances.

But a representative for Houston, who has battled with crack cocaine and cannabis habits,...

Whitney Houston Dating Ray J Again?

November 15th, 2010 8:26am EST
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston has sparked speculation she's rekindled her romance with former boyfriend Ray J after they were spotted on a night out together in Atlanta, Georgia.

The singer dated the R&B star in 2007 following her divorce from Bobby Brown, but the on/off couple was alleged to have parted ways for good last year.

However, Houston sparked rumors she has reconciled with Ray J after the pair was snapped enjoying a night out at The Capital Grille restaurant on Thursday.

The couple was seen cozying up at the eatery before leaving together, reports the New York Daily News.


Whitney Houston & Bobby Brown Not Back Together

November 6th, 2010 12:30pm EDT
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's spokesperson has dismissed claims the singer has reconciled with ex-husband Bobby Brown.

The National Enquirer reported the two shared an "intimate" dinner last month, and "secretly renewed their romance" - even though Brown is engaged to marry girlfriend Alicia Etheridge.

But Houston's representative has denied the report, telling the claims are "not even remotely accurate."

Brown divorced the singer in 2007 after a turbulent 15 year marriage, which saw the couple spiral into drug addiction.

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Man Who Rushed Yankee Field 'Obsessed With Cameron Diaz'

October 20th, 2010 9:52am EDT
Alex Rodriguez
A man who rushed the field at New York's Yankee Stadium on Monday wanted to confront baseball star Alex Rodriguez about his relationship with Cameron Diaz, according to a new report.

Grim LeRogue - who legally changed his named from Joe Rogan - was tackled by security guards after running from the stands and on to the pitch during the Yankees game. According to the New York Post, the 33-year-old Bronx native was carrying photos of Rodriguez with an X drawn over his face, a gun pointed at his head and the message: "You have to go bud, you've ruined too many of our white queens."

Sources ...

Bobby Brown Settles Child Support Dispute

June 26th, 2010 10:00am EDT
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown has settled a long-running legal battle with his ex-girlfriend over child support payments.

Whitney Houston's former husband was jailed for four days in 2007 for skipping payments to Kim Ward, the mother of two of his children, LaPrincia, 20, and Bobby, Jr., 19. Brown hit headlines again last year when a judge issued a warrant for his arrest after he failed to attend a court hearing over accusations he owed Ward over $45,000. He settled the payment and subsequently filed legal papers asking for his $5,500 -a month installments to be reduced.

The singer, who claimed a change ...

Tito Ortiz & Jenna Jameson Are Back Together & Hollywood's Other Dysfunctional Couples

May 11th, 2010 8:53am EDT
Jenna Jameson & Tito Ortiz
If you're like most Americans, Mother's Day can be a day for touching sentiment, love and over priced brunches. If you're Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson, it's apparently a day to show off your crazy and dysfunctional relationship. Just this past Sunday, Jameson and Ortiz were snapped walking hand in hand enjoying a beautiful Mother's day on the beach with their twin sons.

For those of you who can't keep up, Ortiz was arrested on April 26, but fast forward only a few short weeks to May 9, Mother's Day, and now the once alleged wife beater and prescription drug addict are back together and ...

Bobby Brown Proposes To Girlfriend During Concert

May 10th, 2010 8:38am EDT
Bobby Brown
R&B singer Bobby Brown stunned fans by proposing to girlfriend Alicia Etheridge during a gig in Florida on Friday.

The My Prerogative star was performing at the state's annual Funk Fest event when he pulled manager Etheridge and the couple's son Cassius on to the stage. Brown shocked his lover of three years by getting down on one knee and presenting her with an engagement ring.

Etheridge accepted his proposal with a kiss, much to the approval of the roaring crowd.

Brown divorced Whitney Houston in 2007 after a turbulent 15 year marriage, which saw the couple spiral into drug addictio...

Bobby Brown Is Not Dead!

April 28th, 2010 8:31am EDT
Bobby Brown
Bobby Brown is the latest celebrity victim of an online death hoax - the star's rep has been forced to confirm he is alive and well following a spate of rumors suggesting he had died.

Fake stories of Brown's demise began circulating on social-networking website this week.

A spokesman for the New Edition singer has now come forward to silence the gossip, telling the rumors are not true.

Brown is the latest in a long line of stars who have been targeted by online pranksters - Johnny Depp, Zach Braff and Bill Cosby have all been victims of false death reports in th...

Bobby Brown Heading To Court Over Child Support

April 12th, 2010 12:05pm EDT
Bobby Brown
R&B singer Bobby Brown is heading to court in a bid to lower his child support payments after struggling for years to keep up with his installments.

Whitney Houston's ex-husband was jailed for four days in 2007 for skipping payments to Kim Ward, the mother of two of his teenage children. The star found himself in trouble again last year when he failed to show up for a court hearing after he was accused of owing Ward over $45,000. Brown has now filed legal documents asking for his $5,500 -a month payments to be reduced following a change in his income, and a judge at Norfolk Probate Court ...

Whitney Houston's Reps Deny Drug Rumors

April 7th, 2010 11:14pm EDT
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's aides are rushing to dismiss reports the R&B superstar has returned to her drug-taking ways after the singer pulled out of a string of European dates.

The star has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory infection and she is now seeking medical attention in a French hospital.

But In Touch magazine suggests Houston's latest illness could be drug-related following an eye-witness account of her behavior at a Los Angeles hotel last month.

Marlon David was sitting on the table next to Houston and her ex-husband Bobby Brown during a night out at the Beverly Wilshire hotel on...

Whitney Houston Is Not Heading Back To Rehab!

March 19th, 2010 11:03am EDT
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston's lawyer is fuming over reports the star is heading back to rehab after allegedly collapsing backstage at a recent concert - he's branded the claims "ridiculous".

The R&B superstar's Nothing But Love tour has been marred by complaints after the singer struggled to get through several of her shows, seemingly finding it hard to breath and disappearing backstage for several minutes at a time. The star's rep insisted Houston's breathing difficulties were caused by smoking cigarettes, and denied allegations she had returned to using crack cocaine.

The star's tour received mor...