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Lindsay Lohan Claims She Rolled Whitney Houston's Body Bag

September 15th, 2014 3:42pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Remember when Lindsay Lohan was forced to do community service in a morgue in 2012 for a drunk driving conviction and violating probation? The actress now claims that she came into contact with Whitney Houston's body while fulfilling her obligation at the L.A. County Morgue.

The actress worked 12-hour shifts at the facility and boasted to the London Telegraph about her experience, which she called "F'd up and inappropriate."

She explained: "A lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it. Lohan can.' It's different for me than it would be for other...
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Female Celebrities Who Have Dated Much Younger Men

July 9th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Female Celebrities Who Have Dated Much Younger Men
Michelle Rodriguez and Zac Efron's purported romance has been making headlines this week for several reasons. First, she's a self-described bisexual who recently dated a hot British model.

Rodriguez split with Cara Delevigne in May reportedly because of the model's constant partying with young female celebrities such as fellow model Suki Waterhouse and singer Rihanna.

But what's also getting tongues wagging is that Rodriguez is 10 years older than the actor. Rodriguez turns 36 this weekend, while Efron is a sprightly 26.

The Hollywood stars have been hanging out together in Italy, and ph...
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Angela Bassett To Direct TV Movie About Whitney Houston

May 24th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Angela Bassett To Direct TV Movie About Whitney Houston
Actress Angela Bassett is making her directorial debut in a made-for-television movie about singer Whitney Houston.

Bassett, who played Tina Turner in 1993 biopic "What's Love Got To Do With It," has been researching the pop star's life and marriage to Bobby Brown for the project, which is scheduled to debut in 2015.

"Whitney Houston" will center on the couple's marriage, a period in which Houston became addicted to cocaine.

Bassett explained, "I have such regard for both Whitney's and Bobby's amazing talents and accomplishments, and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story....
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Popular Songs You Won't Believe Are Actually Covers

May 16th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Popular Songs You Won't Believe Are Actually Covers
There are some cover songs out there that artists perform so well you forget someone did it first. We bet there’s a least a handful of songs on this list you thought weren't covers.

Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin (Jake Holmes)

This song actually has a pretty nasty past. Jimmy Page heard the song performed by Jake Holmes, who was opening for the Yardbirds while Page was a part of the band. The Yardbirds then bought a record of the song and copied it while adding new music for all of their instruments. While mostly reserved for live shows, it was included on a live album – and was the ...
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20 Romantic Songs For Valentines Day

February 14th, 2014 10:30am EST
Whitney Houston
Ah, there’s nothing like Valentines Day, with love and romance in the air. But for the perfect Valentines Day date, you also need a soundtrack to match – gotta establish the lovin’ vibe, right? The prescription is ready my friends! Here are 20 romantic songs for V-Day.

Al Green

“Let’s Stay Together”

Most Romantic Lyric: “Oh let’s, let’s stay together / loving you whether, whether / Times are good or bad, happy or sad” (refrain)

Honestly, how can you go wrong with the Memphis soul of Al Green at any time, let alone Valentines Day? Before he became Rev. Al Green, his music oozed wi...
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Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Is 'Happily Married'

January 10th, 2014 12:57pm EST
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Bobbi Kristina Brown is officially a married woman. Whitney Houston's daughter, 20, announced the news on Twitter, showing a photo of her and husband Nick Gordon's hands sporting wedding bands.

"@nickdgordon #HappilyMarried SO#Inlove if you didn't get it the first time that is," she wrote.

The relationship has caused some controversy with some claiming that Gordon, now 24, was adopted by Houston at age 12. The pair did grow up together, but Brown claims Gordon was never officially adopted by her mother.

She wrote previously on Facebook: "Yes, me and Nick are engaged. I'm tired of hearing...
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Detective Accused Of Ogling Whitney Houston's Dead Body

September 19th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Whitney Houston
A police officer claims he was was stripped of privileges and his position after complaining about a superior's conduct on the day of Whitney Houston's death. The cop is now launching a legal battle against his former bosses.

According to former SWAT sergeant Brian Weir, Det. Sgt. Terry Nutall made "inappropriate comments" about the pop star after purportedly removing a sheet covering her body when she was taken out of a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills in February, 2012.

Weir claims Nutall said Houston "looked attractive for a woman of her age and current state," and added,...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Leaves Nasty Note For Neighbors After Moving Out Of Apartment, Says She Wasn't Evicted

June 6th, 2013 2:35pm EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Bobbi Kristina Brown left a nasty goodbye note to a couple of her neighbors after moving out of her Alpharetta, Georgia, apartment earlier this week.

The reality TV star and fiance Nick Gordon (who her late mother Whitney Houston unofficially adopted when he was 11) were reportedly evicted from the apartment after their downstairs neighbors, Joshua Morse and his wife, had filed more than 10 noise complaints.

But Brown used her twitter page to say she wasn't evicted and moved out voluntarily -- and that the neighbors were the real problem.

"Awoke2CrazyNeighborStory ha Those pplR (people a...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Gets Booted From Her Georgia Apartment

June 5th, 2013 9:28pm EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has reportedly been evicted from her Georgia apartment.

Following multiple noise complaints from their neighbor Joshua Morse, Brown and her boyfriend Nick Gordon were allegedly given the boot from their rented property. Bobby Kristina's boyfriend Gordon, for those that don't know, was also informally adopted by Whitney Houston when he was 12.

Following the eviction, Brown left a wonderful note of "thanks" for her now former neighbor. 

The message, which Morse posted on his Facebook.com page, reads:

"Thanks...

You are s**t at the bottom ...
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Plane Forced To Make Emergency Landing To Remove Passenger Singing Whitney Houston Song

May 14th, 2013 3:37pm EDT
The Bodyguard
An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to New York had to make an emergency stop in Kansas City, Missouri, last week because one of the passengers wouldn't stop singing Whitney Houston's famous song from the film The Bodyguard, "I Will Always Love You.

According to the airline, a "very unruly" woman had to be escorted off the plane by police in Kansas City for refusing to stop singing Houston's song over and over throughout the flight.

"The woman was being disruptive and was removed from the plane for interfering with the flight crew," said Kansas City Airport spokesman Joe McBride....
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Released FBI File On Whitney Houston Details Extortion, Obsessed Fans

March 4th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Whitney Houston
The FBI has released their files on late singer Whitney Houston, revealing the agency's investigations related to the star.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, the FBI released a 128-page file detailing events such as Houston's claims she was being extorted. FOX News reports that a friend of the singer threatened that they would go to the media with personal information if she did not pay to keep it a secret. The information is heavily redacted in the file, and the FBI concluded no actual extortion occurred.

Also in the file was the investigation of 79 letters an obsessive ...
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Mary J. Blige: 'Whitney Houston's Death Really Affected Me'

February 11th, 2013 4:25pm EST
Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige turned to God to help her battle her drinking problem in the wake of Whitney Houston's death a year ago.
 
The self-confessed born-again Christian admits the 2012 tragedy hit her hard and made her realize once and for all it was time to seek spiritual help in an effort to cut out her binge drinking.
 
She tells Los Angeles Confidential magazine, "I didn't want to go to rehab. I believe that anything man himself can do for me, God can do in a greater way. I decided to pray and to seek God on my own. I just stayed in the Word. And it worked."
 
Blige admits she struggled with...
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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl And Brandy Remember Whitney Houston

February 11th, 2013 10:08am EST
Whitney Houston
Dave Grohl and singer Brandy are among the stars who have paid tribute to Whitney Houston on the first anniversary of her death.

The music world was sent into mourning after the legendary singer drowned in the bath tub at her Beverly Hills hotel suite on the eve of the Grammy Awards on 11 February last year.
 
A host of famous faces have spoken out to remember the tragic superstar, with Grohl praising her "as one of the most iconic vocalists of all time".
 
He adds to The Hollywood Reporter, "Not only did she sell 800 bazillion (sic) records, but she's (an) amazing singer."
 
R&B singer...
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Clive Davis Planning Whitney Houston Tribute For Pre-Grammy Party

February 9th, 2013 8:30am EST
Whitney Houston
Music mogul Clive Davis is planning a special tribute to honor Whitney Houston at his pre-Grammy Awards party a year after her death.

The pop superstar was found dead in her bath tub at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California on February 11, 2012 just hours before Davis' annual bash was due to kick off downstairs.

The tragedy marred last year's party, but organizers are going ahead with the 2013 gala at the same venue on Saturday night.

Davis has now confirmed the event will open with a poignant tribute to Houston, telling People.com, "(I am) going to do something to remind...
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Centric's Celebration Of Black History Month Continues With Whitney Houston Documentary & More

February 9th, 2013 5:57am EST
Centric Black History Month
Centric, the 24-hour music and entertainment channel for African American and multicultural viewers, continues its tribute to Black History Month this weekend by celebrating some of America's greatest musical talent to hit the charts.

Intimate interviews about the legendary Whitney Houston in a never-before seen documentary "Whitney Houston: Legend" and new exclusive interviews from R&B group New Edition in "Being: New Edition" – it all takes center stage Saturday and Sunday, February 9-10, starting at 9:00PM ET.

The "Whitney Houston: Legend" documentary is filled with exclusive footage a...
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Madame Tussauds Unveils Four New Whitney Houston Wax Figures A Year After Her Death

February 8th, 2013 3:04pm EST
Whitney Houston Wax Figure
Madame Tussauds debuted a series of four new wax figures of the late Whitney Houston on Thursday at their New York City location.

Whitney's family was on hand to witness the unveiling, including her mother Cissy and Brothers Gary and MIchael and their wives.

The four new figures depict Whitney during the various phases of her career in music and movies and will reportedly be split up and relocated to some of the other Madame Tussauds museums in the U.S.

Houston's smash hit ballad "I Will Always Love You," from the soundtrack to her film The Bodyguard, was recently named the most popul...
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Cissy Houston: 'Clive Davis Party Invitation Is Obscene'

February 8th, 2013 1:23pm EST
Cissy Houston
Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has blasted organizers of music mogul Clive Davis' Grammy Awards eve party for inviting her to the bash.

The singer's daughter drowned in the bathtub of her Los Angeles hotel suite while she was getting ready for the bash last year and Cissy insists it's "obscene" to think she'll celebrate the anniversary of the hit-maker's passing at the hotel where she died.

At the official unveiling of Whitney's waxwork figures in New York on Thursday, Cissy Houston said, "I got an invitation to the party, which is the most obscene thing... I don't know why they would w...
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Kerry Washington Wins Big At NAACP Awards - See Red Carpet Pics!

February 2nd, 2013 9:36am EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington took top honors on Friday night at the 2013 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards.
 
The actress, 36, won three awards: Best Supporting Actress ("Django Unchained"), Best Actress in a Drama Series ("Scandal") and President's Award for her public service work on behalf of President Barack Obama.

Washington is the first African-American woman to lead the cast of a primetime drama since Diahann Carroll in "Julia" over 30 years ago. Carroll gushed: "I think she's enjoying one of the great moments of her life right now in our industry."...
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Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

December 31st, 2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...
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Private Detective Claims He Has Proof Whitney Houston Was Murdered Over Drug Debt

December 31st, 2012 10:04am EST
Whitney Houston
A top private investigator has poured doubt on Whitney Houston's drowning death verdict, insisting she was murdered by drug bosses to whom she owed over $1 million.

Paul Huebl claims he has evidence that suggests the singer was killed by two men collecting a drug debt.

Houston was found dead in a bathtub in her Beverly Hills hotel suite in February, and the detective tells The Sun, "I have evidence that points to Whitney being a victim of high-powered drug dealers who sent thugs to collect a huge debt she owed for drugs.

"Whitney's body shows classic defense wounds that would have occurr...
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Religious Celebrities - A Bit Too Much Or Just What They Needed?

December 15th, 2012 11:00am EST
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Religion is a beautiful collection of beliefs that can impact one’s life, change the way you look at life and sometimes segregate you from others. When speaking about celebrities in general, they usually like to stand out and go against the grain and when you add religion into the mix, we sometimes ask- is it a bit much? Some celebrities take their beliefs overboard and others simply find religion and turn their lives around for the better. Here are a few stars whose religion has changed the direction of their career.

Recently, Two and a Half Men actor, Angus T. Jones made headlines when...
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Brandy: 'Whitney Houston Was Tortured By Voice Problems'

December 10th, 2012 6:19pm EST
Brandy
Singer Brandy is convinced late singer Whitney Houston sank into a dark place when she lost her powerful vocal abilities, insisting, "It probably drove her insane."

The "I Will Always Love You" legend's career nosedived when she began to experience vocal problems, thought to be the result of substance abuse, and Brandy believes her pal was driven to despair when she couldn't hit the high notes at her final concerts.

She tells CNN newsman Piers Morgan, "I understand what that feels like. I don't understand to that degree, but I understand, you know, because I feel like when I don't have my...
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Whitney Houston's First Posthumous Single, 'Never Give Up,' Debuts

November 7th, 2012 5:37pm EST
Whitney Houston
The lyric video for Whitney Houston' previously unreleased single, "Never Give Up," made its debut online Tuesday; and the song is set for inclusion on her upcoming greatest hits package.

The Jermaine Dupri-produced "I Will Always Love You – The Best of Whitney Houston" drops Tuesday, November 13, and features 18 of the late singer's classics, including "Saving All My Love for You," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and "Greatest Love Of All." The album also features a duet with R. Kelly on the newly remixed "I Look To You."

The title track, "I Will Always Love You," was featured on the sound...
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Whitney Houston's Executors Reach Deal Over Bobbi Kristina's Inheritance

October 29th, 2012 4:20pm EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
The executors of Whitney Houston's estate have reportedly reached a deal to restructure inheritance payments for the late singer's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.

The 19 year old stands to inherit her mother's multi-million dollar fortune following her death earlier this year and a payment plan had been put in place so she would reportedly receive a cash sum on her 21st birthday, with further pay outs when she turns 25 and 30.

However, her grandmother, Cissy Houston, and the singer's sister-in-law, Pat Houston, the co-executors of the estate, filed a legal petition in Georgia last month to...
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Dolly Parton Benefits From Whitney Houston's Death

October 21st, 2012 7:21pm EDT
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton received a "tremendous boost" in songwriting royalties for her track "I Will Always Love You" following Whitney Houston's death.

Houston's 1992 version of the ballad, which Parton wrote in the 1970s, returned to the top of the charts after she passed away in February, as fans flocked to purchase her signature hit.

The country icon previously admitted she was left "shattered" by Houston's death, and now she has revealed she netted a fortune from the international smash.

Parton tells Britain's Daily Star Sunday, "I've had a tremendous boost in finances since Whitney passed on ...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Confirms Engagement On New Reality Show

October 12th, 2012 3:33pm EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston's teenage daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has confirmed her engagement to boyfriend Nick Gordon in a new trailer for her family's upcoming reality TV show.

The 19 year old has grown increasing close to Gordon, who was informally adopted by Houston when he was 12, following the death of her superstar mum in February, and the young couple first sparked rumours of a wedding in March, when Brown was snapped wearing a diamond sparkler on her ring finger.

The marriage speculation was denied and a representative for Brown was forced to dismiss fresh reports of a proposal in August ...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Engagement Rumors Surface...Again

August 29th, 2012 9:32am EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has been dating Nick Gordon, who was informally adopted by Houston when he was 12. Rumors started circulating yesterday that he had proposed to the 19 year old after he surprised her with a diamond and sapphire ring.

On Monday, Gordon posted a photo of the jewelry on his girlfriend's ring finger and tweeted, "Surprise @REALbkBrown", to which she responded, "ur thee (you are the) best boo ! I love you, thank youuu (sic)... surprise is right, i love it!"

A representative for Houston's daughter has denied reports suggesting the teenager is enga...
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12 Abusive Celebrity Relationships

August 20th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Chris Brown & Rihanna
Even though her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown beat her up after the 2009 Grammy Awards, Rihanna has confessed she still cares for the hip hop star and that he's the love of her life.

Despite being famous, several celebrities have found themselves mixed up in abusive relationships. Check out our list of some of the worst...

Halle Berry has said an ex-boyfriend once hit her so hard she is still largely deaf in her left ear.

In 1998, Pamela Anderson's husband, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, was arrested for spousal abuse, child abuse, and unlawful possession of a firearm. Anderson filed fo...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown, Jordin Sparks & More Stars Sizzle At 'Sparkle' Premiere

August 17th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Bobbi Kristina Brown
Whitney Houston would have been proud of her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, who looked lovely on the red carpet for the singer's posthumous film "Sparkle."

Houston's daughter wore a black sequined bandage dress and cute feathered high heels. She was accompanied by her "adopted brother" Nick Gordon.

Before leaving for the event, Bobbi tweeted, "Off to the premiere ! Glammed and all! Time to walk this carpet&rep mommy like she would want me too (: god bless u all ! nickdgordon enjoy!"

She later added, "Wardrobe.. Whatcha think!?2nite was incredible..!#SPARKLE!@JordinSparks &all the cast, I...
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Jordin Sparks Talks 'Sparkle' & Getting The Chills Watching Whitney Houston On Screen

August 15th, 2012 9:03am EDT
Sparkle
"Sparkle," starring the late Whitney Houston, hits theaters this weekend, and co-star Jordin Sparks has opened up about working with the famous songstress.

The former "American Idol" star told the Washington Post, "I read the script and fell in love with it. I related a lot to Sparkle. She's a girl with a dream, and she's gonna do whatever it takes to get to the top."

Sparks won the sixth season of the FOX singing competition and made the change to acting when her music career faltered.

"Sparkle," a remake of a 1976 musical, centers on a gifted Motown who vocalist (Sparks) who finds her ...
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