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Whitney's Mother Cissy Enlists Gospel Star For Eulogy

15th February 2012

Whitney Houston's mother Cissy has enlisted the services of acclaimed gospel singer Marvin Winans to perform a eulogy at the singer's funeral in Newark, New Jersey, later this week. Marvin is the brother of gospel...

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Bale Says He Liked Working In China, But China May Veto His Return

14th February 2012

Christian Bale said at the Berlin Festival on Monday that he had a "fantastic time" working with famed Chinese director Zhang Yimou on The Flowers of War and found working in an all-Chinese-language movie challenging....

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Chaka Khan: 'Throat Specialist Could Have Brought Whitney Back'

14th February 2012

Soul legend Chaka Khan is convinced her tragic pal Whitney Houston could have been saved by a visit to a throat specialist because losing her voice "killed" the singer.Khan experienced vocal problems in the 1980s...

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Chaka Khan Explains Whitney Houston Tribute Mix-up

14th February 2012

Chaka Khan insists she never pulled out of a planned tribute to her friend Whitney Houston at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (12Feb12) as she only heard about producers' plans after they invited Jennifer...

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Chaka Khan: 'Handlers Should Have Taken More Care Of Whitney'

14th February 2012

Chaka Khan has taken aim at Whitney Houston's handlers for failing to keep the singer safe as she prepared for a pre-Grammys party in Los Angeles.Like many of the tragic singer's friends and celebrity fans,...

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Chaka Khan: 'Clive Davis Should Have Cancelled His Party After Houston's Death'

14th February 2012

Chaka Khan has criticised music mogul Clive Davis for staging his annual pre-Grammys party four floors below the hotel suite where his friend and guest of honour Whitney Houston died on Saturday (11Feb12).Houston passed away...

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Emotional Bobby Brown Concert Footage Surfaces Online

12th February 2012

Footage of Bobby Brown's emotional breakdown onstage at a New Edition concert in Mississippi on Saturday night (11Feb12) as he processed the sad news his ex-wife Whitney Houston was dead has appeared online.The My Prerogative...

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Houston's Daughter In Hospital

12th February 2012

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has reportedly been hospitalised in Los Angeles a day after her mother's death.The 18 year old was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center on Sunday (12Feb12), according to website...

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Teary Bobby Brown Pays Tribute To Houston At New Edition Gig

12th February 2012

Bobby Brown choked back tears as he performed with his band New Edition in Mississippi on Saturday night (11Feb12), hours after his ex-wife Whitney Houston was found dead in Los Angeles.The I Will Always Love...

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Simon Cowell Wanted Whitney Houston For The X Factor

12th February 2012

Simon Cowell was doubly devastated upon hearing news of Whitney Houston's death on Saturday (11Feb12) as he had hoped to hire her for America's The X Factor.The superstar singer was found dead in her hotel...

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Hudson To Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston At The Grammys

12th February 2012

Grammy Awards bosses are working around the clock to add a Whitney Houston tribute to music's big night on Sunday (12Feb12).Jennifer Hudson, who paid tribute to her heroine during an interview on Cnn show Piers...

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Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

12th February 2012

Dolly Parton and Jermaine Jackson have added their names to the celebrities paying tribute to Whitney Houston, as news continues to circulate about the R&B superstar's death.The country singer, who wrote Houston's massive hit I...

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Teary Bobby Brown Pays Tribute To Houston At New Edition Gig

12th February 2012

Bobby Brown choked back tears as he performed with his band New Edition in Mississippi on Saturday night (11Feb12), hours after his ex-wife Whitney Houston was found dead in Los Angeles.The I Will Always Love...

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Dolly Parton & Jermaine Jackson Offer Houston Tributes

12th February 2012

Dolly Parton and Jermaine Jackson have added their names to the celebrities paying tribute to Whitney Houston, as news continues to circulate about the R&B superstar's death.The country singer, who wrote Houston's massive hit I...

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Hudson To Pay Tribute To Whitney Houston At The Grammys

12th February 2012

Grammy Awards bosses are working around the clock to add a Whitney Houston tribute to music's big night on Sunday (12Feb12).Jennifer Hudson, who paid tribute to her heroine during an interview on Cnn show Piers...

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Whitney Houston's Ex And Boyfriend Devastated By Death

12th February 2012

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 (11Feb12).The How Will I Know hitmaker's body was discovered by her minder in...

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Hugh Jackman Extending Business Empire To Include Chocolate

10th February 2012

Hugh Jackman is extending his business foray into the world of chocolate just in time for Valentine's Day (14Feb12).The X-Men actor and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness launched their new fair trade coffee company Laughing Man...

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Heather Mills Denies She Gave Piers Morgan Voicemail Tapes

10th February 2012

Heather Mills, the ex-wife of Paul McCartney has denied that she ever provided recordings of her telephone messages from McCartney to Piers Morgan or any other journalist. Mills, testifying before the British panel looking into...

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Anderson Cooper Defends Adele On 'Fat' Comments Made By Karl Lagerfeld

10th February 2012

American journalist and television personality Anderson Cooper has hit out at fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld's comments that Adele was 'a little too fat.' During his 'Ridiculist' segment on Cnn, Cooper defended the British singer and...

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Tweets May Cost Cnn's Martin His Job

9th February 2012

CNN's Roland Martin may lose his job on the cable news network as a result of comments he made on Twitter during the Super Bowl game. After a commercial in which soccer star David Beckham...

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Paul Mccartney 'Forgiveness Ditty' Hacked By Reporter, Says Heather Mills

9th February 2012

Paul MCCartney once sung Heather Mills a song down the phone in an attempt to apologise for an argument between the pair when they were still a couple - and the whole thing was overheard...

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Stage Builders At Indiana State Fair Fined For Safety Violations

9th February 2012

The builders who constructed the main stage at the 2011 Indiana State Fair have been fined more than $80,000 (£50,000) for failing to comply with proper safety regulations.Seven people were killed and dozens more injured...

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Sir Paul Mccartney's Ex Blasts Morgan At Press Standards Probe

9th February 2012

Sir Paul Mccartney's ex-wife Heather Mills has accused Piers Morgan of wrongly "insinuating" she played him a private voicemail message left on her phone by the Beatles legend.In December (11), the British journalist, currently hosting...

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Roland Martin Suspended Over David Beckham Homophobia Remarks

9th February 2012

The American journalist and pundit, Roland Martin has said that he will be meeting with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, following his suspension from Cnn over his Twitter messages, which many deemed to...

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Johnny Depp Picks Up Film Rights To West Memphis Three Memoirs

8th February 2012

Johnny Depp is to produce a new movie about West Memphis Three member Damon Echols, who was released from prison last year (11) after serving 18 years on Death Row for his alleged part in...

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Ashton Kutcher Calls For Birthday Donations

7th February 2012

Ashton Kutcher has a birthday dream of raising $10,000 (£6,250) to help charities fighting child sexual exploitation.The actor kicked off his 34th birthday on Tuesday (07Feb12) by posting a video online thanking fans for their...

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Abc May Launch New English-language News Channel With Univision

7th February 2012

ABC may be about to enter the cable news wars with Univision as its partner, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Tuesday), citing people familiar with the negotiations. While rival Fox has links to the...

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Piers Morgan: Madonna's Super Bowl Performance 'Was Like Watching Your Mad Aunt At Christmas'

7th February 2012

Piers Morgan has reignited his feud with Madonna after calling her Super Bowl performance 'gruesome.'Madonna recently performed at the half time show at Super Bowl XLVI along with M.I.A and Nicki Minaj and while many...

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Berenice Bejo Practises Oscars Speech

7th February 2012

Actress Berenice Bejo gave fans a preview of what to expect if she wins an Oscar later this month (Feb12) after preparing her acceptance speech on Piers Morgan's talk show.The Argentine-French star's turn in her...

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The Things They Tweet 2305

6th February 2012

"Madonna and I finally have something in common - neither of us has sung at the Superbowl" Cnn newsman Piers Morgan takes another dig at Madonna following her Super Bowl show on Sunday (05Feb12).

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