Friday night Beyonce got back to being one of the best performers on the planet with her first concert since the birth of daughter Blue ivy Carter five months ago. As part of the singer’s 27-song setlist she performed an a cappella rendition of “I Will Always Love You” as a tribute to the late Whitney Houston that seamlessly merged into “Halo.” Keep reading to watch a fantastic video of the performance as well as 13 other videos from Friday night’s concert uploaded by the same person (who obviously had fantastic seats!)
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Lifetime Networks announced yesterday that members of Whitney Houston’s family have signed on for ten episodes of The Houston Chronicles, a reality series documenting how they cope with dealing with the passing of Whitney, who drowned in a hotel tub on February 11. “The tragic loss of Whitney Houston left a void in the hearts of people all over the world, but certainly none more so than her beloved family,” says Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President, Programming, of Lifetime Networks. “In this series, the multi-generations of the Houston family will bravely reveal their lives as they bond together to heal, love, and grow.” Keep reading for the details, including the full, official press release from Lifetime.
Whitney Houston’s Bobbi Kristina Brown is reportedly distancing herself from her father Bobby Brown by changing her name to Kristina Houston. Her mother was married to Bobby for 14 years, and there have been reports that he physically abused Whitney during their marriage. They also took lots of drugs together. Bobbi Kristina reportedly told her friends that she’s been wanting to change her name for years, but her mother wouldn’t let her. Right now nothing’s been made official, and there’s no clear estimation of when a legal change will be made.
It seems like only yesterday Britney Spears was raising eyebrows as a teenage Catholic schoolgirl vixen in her “…Baby One More Time” music video. And was it really 20 years ago when lil Brit Brit belted out “Love Can Build A Bridge” on the hallowed stage of Star Search? Now those moments can seem even closer than “just yesterday” (try just 30 seconds ago) thanks to this morphing video of Britney Spears through the years! Plus, another similar video featuring another female pop music icon! (Don’t peek at the categories!)
Oprah Winfrey has taped an interview with members of Whitney Houston’s family. Included in the exclusive sit down is Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, her sister-in-law, Patricia Houston, and her brother, Gary Houston. Catch a preview and find out why Bobbi Kristina trusts Oprah.
As the pop world is still collectively catching its breath from the news of Whitney Houston’s passing folks are already primed to make money off of Houston memorabilia items. This news has many people wondering, “Is it too soon to be profiting from the death of Whitney Houston?” Find out what’s being sold and the frank statements made by auctioneer Darren Julien in regards to how Houston’s death makes it the right time to sell these “investments.”
Bobby Brown left Whitney Houston’s memorial service earlier today after he reportedly got into an argument over seating for him and his entourage of nine friends and family members. Brown has since issued a statement about the incident in which he says he and his group were asked to move three times and that he was prevented from seeing his daughter Bobbi-Kristina.
As you might imagine, this week’s tabloids are all about the tragic passing of Whitney Houston with the singer making the cover of every major tabloid is some capacity this week with the exception of OK! and Reality Weekly. Other cover headline grabbers this week include lots of Kim Kardashian, Angelina and Brad, Teen Mom Leah Messer, and Lisa Vander-rump?
Wendy Williams keeps it real and that usually results in some hilarious and memorable day time TV. On Monday, however, the host got extremely emotional when she addressed the passing of fellow Jersey girl Whitney Houston and the trappings of addiction. See Wendy’s emotional plea for those watching to “call out” those whom they know that suffer from addiction to drugs and alcohol and why she related so much to the late singer.
As the music community gathered last night for the Grammys and celebrated the life of Whitney Houston more details have emerged on the late singer’s passing. According to sources, Houston’s family has been notified that she did not die of drowning, but rather from what appears to be a toxic mix of prescription pills including Xanax and alcohol.