If I were Cissy Houston, I’d be feeling that way, too. Dlisted
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Chloe Moretz in her workout wear Celebslam
Get that sweet brand ambassador money, Ryan Reynolds! ASL
Amber Heard‘s posse come to her rescue Celebitchy
Ginnifer Goodwin had another kid TooFab
JK Simmons looks like a buff Santa Dlisted
Megan Fox is a misogynist Fishwrapper
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Hillary Clinton makes history ASL
Posted Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 11:11am
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Christina Aguilera and Whitney Houston‘s Hologram singing together would have been totally not creepy at all Dlisted
McCaulay Culkin doesn’t look like Skeletor anymore! Fishwrapper
Can we talk about Pamela Anderson‘s face for a minute? Celebslam
Kesha‘s record label reinstates her Billboard Music Awards performance ASL
Charlize Theron and Sean Penn act like they’ve never met TooFab
Jennifer Lawrence will want a lot of money to play Mystique again Celebitchy
This ain’t your mama’s “Archie” comic. Dlisted
Tyga‘s new girlfriend has a booty that doesn’t QUIT Fishwrapper
Sharon Stone thinks she’s still A-List Celebslam
Prince Harry enjoys tweaking a man’s nipple ASL
Posted Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 11:11am
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The Whitney Houston Estate has cancelled a planned duet between Christina Aguilera and a hologram of the late singer, which is probably for the best.
Apparently Pat Houston, executor of the estate, has issued the following statement on the performance was set to air on The Voice‘s season 10 finale, but never was. She said:
We are so appreciative of the opportunity for the Whitney Houston hologram to appear on NBC’s The Voice with a talent pairing as extraordinary as Christina Aguilera and Whitney Houston. We were looking to deliver a ground breaking duet performance for the fans of both artists. Holograms are new technology that take time to perfect, and we believe with artists of this iconic caliber, it must be perfect. Whitney’s legacy and her devoted fans deserve perfection. After closely viewing the performance, we decided the hologram was not ready to air. We have much respect and appreciation for Christina, and she was absolutely flawless.
ET previously spoke with Aguilera about the planned performance, which was something she was excited about, blah blah blah excited:
“I am sworn to secrecy,” she stressed during a backstage interview at The Voice on May 9. “I can’t say anything, but I’m very excited about the finale. Very exciting things happening.”
And yet, it was. And honestly, the hologram has been in the works since September 2015.News of the planned hologram in the singer’s likeness was first announced in September 2015.
“It’s a great opportunity for her fans to see a reinvention of one the most celebrated female artists in history and to continue a legacy of performances that will not be forgotten in years to come,” Pat Houston said in a statement at the time.
I mean, that’s true- a hologram does sound like an exciting way to celebrate an artist’s life. And yet, there’s something so cheap about it, too. Glad this one especially didn’t make the cut. LET ME HAVE MY MEMORIES!
Posted Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 8:08am
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Woah, this is gonna be CRAZY!
The first ever estate-authorized documentary on Whitney Houston is in the works, with Kevin Macdonald at the helm set to direct.
Sure, it could be a pandering, soft-focus look at the singer’s life, but it could also be awesome and I’m choosing to believe it’s going to be awesome, what with the “unprecedented” levels of access he has to Whitney’s closest family and friends, alongside hours and hours of never before seen video from the singer’s life at every point.
Macdonald has already won an Oscar for his powerful terrorism documentary One Day In September, said of his motivation centering on Whitney in the project:
“The story that is never told about Whitney is just how brilliant she was as an artist; by many measures she had the greatest voice of the last 50 years. She changed the way pop music was sung — bringing it back full circle to its blues and gospel roots. She was also completely unique in being a black pop star who sold in countries where black artists don’t traditionally sell.”
Macdonald included more thoughts on what we should expect in the film:
“We have access to never-before-seen footage of Whitney that charts her whole life from her beginnings singing in her Church’s gospel choir to the day of her tragic death at the age of 48, and three decades of her music including exclusive demo recordings, rare performances and audio archive. Although we won’t shy away from the darker parts of Whitney’s life — her descent into addiction — I want audiences to walk out of the cinema and feel positive about Whitney and her music. I want to reveal a woman that even her most die-hard fans never knew; and a woman those new to her life and music will never forget.”
No date has been set yet for a release, but obvi, it’s going to be a huge deal. I just hope it’s done right!
Posted Friday, April 29th, 2016 at 11:11am
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