Whitney Houston Death

Whitney's Mother Calls Grammys Party Invite 'Obscene'

WENN | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has blasted organisers of music mogul Clive Davis' Grammy Awards eve party for inviting her to the bash. The sin...

'I'm Angry She Died Alone'

WENN | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's mother is still struggling to come to terms with the superstar's untimely death as the first anniversary of her passing looms, and f...

EMAs To Honour Whitney Houston As 'Global Icon'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston will be remembered at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) with the tragic star being named a global icon. The singer, who di...

Whitney 'Knew She Was Dying', Claims Associate

WENN | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston knew her life was coming to an end in the weeks leading up to her death in February - she kept telling her longtime confidant she was ...

Whitney Found With Spoon And Powder, Autopsy Report Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston was found face-down in her bath after lying there for nearly an hour, the full autopsy report has revealed. In the star's bathroom...

'Shattered'

WENN | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dolly Parton thought her heart would break when she heard Whitney Houston's version of her song I Will Always Love You at the tragic R&B star's funera...

Whitney Houston Autopsy Results Released

WENN | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston died as a result of accidental drowning, in addition to the effects of heart disease and cocaine use, a coroner has ruled. The soul...

Bobbi Kristina Hears Her Mother, She Tells Oprah

WENN | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's spirit is all around the house she called home a month after her death in Los Angeles, according to her daughter Bobbi Kristina. ...

Whitney's Family 'Feared Death Call'

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's sister-in-law said she feared that drugs would end the singer's life. In a partial transcript of an interview with Oprah Winfrey ...

FIRST LOOK: Oprah Comforts Bobbi Kristina

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, has been seen by television viewers in the US, in a trailer for her forthcoming tell-all interview with ...

Bobbi Kristina To Sit Down With Oprah For TV

WENN | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's teenage daughter is set to open up to TV queen Oprah Winfrey in her first interview since the death of her superstar mum last month....

Number One Band in Heaven

Kevan Roberts | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kevan Roberts

Whenever a famous singer or musician dies it's only a matter of time - occasionally even before the price of the artist's back catalogue has been jacked up on iTunes - until someone is marvelling at the thought of the dead star rocking out as part of some celestial supergroup in the afterlife.

Whitney Part Two - The Answer

Tom Kambouris | Posted 30.04.2012 | Home
Tom Kambouris

(To read Part One click here) I didn't think there would be a Part Two to this Whitney story. No real need is there. Except that it was not quite fin...

'I Met Whitney The Day Before She Died'

WENN | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jessie J is haunted by the memory of meeting superstar singer Whitney Houston just a day before she died in a hotel bath tub. The pop star was to p...

Why Whitney Family Sold Funeral Footage

WENN | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's family has sold footage of her star-studded funeral to media outlets across the world to raise funds for the tragic singer's daughte...

Whitney Makes Top 40 Comeback

WENN | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Three of Whitney Houston's best-known hits are back in the UK's top 40 following the star's death. I Will Always Love You hit number 14 in the offi...

Aretha Remembers Whitney Her Own Way

WENN | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Aretha Franklin paused her gig in New York on Saturday night to remember her late friend Whitney Houston, hours after pulling out of a performance at ...

Cameron, Tesco And More: This Week's Funniest Twitter Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Comedy

So, that was the week that was. The week that David Cameron ate porridge in Scotland. The week that Tesco lived up to its 'every little helps' motto b...

Singing Stars Confirmed For Whitney Funeral

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing at a private funeral for Whitney Houston on Saturday, in what promises to be a very musical service. Ho...

Will Whitney's Bodyguard Star Speak At Her Funeral?

WENN | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard co-star Kevin Costner will reportedly speak at her funeral in New Jersey on Saturday. Family sources tell People.co...

Whitney, Women, Addiction and the Press

Fran Singh | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home
Fran Singh

The tabloid press can struggle with journalistic ethics surrounding intrusion into grief at the best of times. With the death of Houston they faced two further tests; writing respectfully about women and responsibly reporting drug addiction. On both counts I think they've failed. Much like the case of Amy Winehouse, the reason for her death was considered a given before any official statement was made. "Once an addict, always an addict". It's a lazy and inaccurate portrayal of addiction but one all too often taken up by the popular press.

Whitney Houston: We Will Always Love You

Priya Mahida | Posted 16.04.2012 | Home
Priya Mahida

Unless you have been hiding under a rock in the middle of nowhere, you will no doubt have heard the news about Whitney Houston's passing. Whatever you...

Whitney's Funeral To Be Televised

WENN | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

A public memorial planned for Friday has been scrapped, but the late singer's publicist has told media outlets that Saturday's private family service ...

WATCH: Dubai Fountain Dances To The Tune Of Whitney Houston

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Comedy

If might not be the first thing you'd think of when someone says "moving tribute to Whitney Houston" but the Dubai Fountain dancing to the tune of her...

Whitney's Funeral Details Confirmed

WENN | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Whitney Houston's funeral will take place on Saturday at her former childhood church in New Jersey. The I Will Always Love You hitmaker was found d...