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Yaya Dacosta Moves Forward With Divorce

The former America's Next Top Model contestant, who portrayed the late Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's TV biopic earlier this year (15), parted ways with her husband in December (14), and now she...

Controversial Whitney Houston Biopic Brings In Big Ratings For Lifetime

Well who ever said a bit of controversy would be bad for ratings? Certainly not Lifetime, who on Saturday evening scored their highest ratings in a year with their biopic of singer Whitney Houston. 4.5...

Better, But Not Good: Lifetime's Bobby Brown-centric Biopic "Whitney" Doesn't Make Up For "Aaliyah"

So Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic premiered last night. Discuss. This one was directed by Angela Bassett and Lifetime really wanted you to know that. Because, as you may know, if you’ve been paying any attention...

What To Expect From Tonight's Lifetime Whitney Houston Biopic

Tonight the Lifetime biopic of late singer Whitney Houston finally gets its airing and viewers are expecting the drama onscreen to be at least equal to that which has happened off screen. Since the film...

The Stars Come Out At The Whitney Houston Biopic PremièRe [Photos]

It would probably be an understatement to say that Whitney Houston was a beloved musician. The singer, actress and model has been often hailed as the most awarded musician of all time, and whether you...

Yaya Dacosta Splits From Husband - Report

Yaya Dacosta, who will appear as Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's upcoming Tv biopic, has split from her filmmaker husband.The model and actress, 32, wed Joshua Bee Alafia in 2012. Details surrounding the break-up have...

Lifetime Releases First Trailer For Angela Bassett Directed Whitney Houston Biopic

The first trailer for Lifetime’s Whitney Houston biopic has hit and is it too early to say that this one actually looks pretty compelling? The trailer made its debut Thursday (December 4th) on Buzzfeed, ahead...

So, What Do We Know About Lifetime’S Whitney Houston Biopic?

Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic appears to be moving forward, with the announcement that Arlen Escarpeta has been cast as Bobby Brown. But despite the fact filming has just begun the movie is already being...

Deborah Cox To Sing Whitney Houston’S Hits As Lifetime Biopic Takes Shape

Production is well underway on Lifetime's upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which will feature some of the late singing legend's music. However, the songs will be retakes of Houston's hit tracks with Deborah Cox providing the...

Yaya Dacosta Cast As Whitney Houston In Planned Tv Movie

Model-turned-actress Yaya Dacosta is preparing to bring Whitney Houston back to life on the small screen after landing the lead role in a planned Tv biopic.Angela Bassett is stepping behind the camera to make her...

Yaya Dacosta To Play Whitney Houston In Lifetime Biopic

Yaya DaCosta has been cast as Whitney Houston in the upcoming Lifetime biopic, according to reports in the Huffington Post. Whitney Houston's life is set to be adapted for the small screen by Lifetime and...

Yaya Dacosta To Star In Whitney Houston Biopic

Yaya Dacosta will play Whitney Houston in a biopic of her life.The former 'America's Next Top Model' contestant will play the lead role in the new Lifetime movie depicting the highs and lows of the...

Ugly Betty Star Starts Her Own Doll Collection

Actress YAYA DACOSTA has committed to collecting her doll and action-figure likenesses from the film and TV projects she's involved with.The Ugly Betty star can't wait to get her hands on her Tron Legacy doll,...

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