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  • Dionne Warwick Catches Private Screening of ‘Whitney’ From Angela Basset

    Jan 8, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Prior to Whitney Houston’s fans seeing Lifetime’s highly anticipated biopic on the late singer, the film’s director Angela Bassett screened the movie for Houston’s cousin Dionne Warwick. Chatting with TheWrap.com, Bassett mentioned that she reached out to Warwick in hopes she’d relay positive feedback on “Whitney” to the Houston family, in light of Houston’s mom […]

  • Angela Bassett Addresses Whitney Houston Biopic Critics

    Oct 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *After months of criticism from Whitney Houston’s family, Angela Bassett is standing up for her upcoming biopic on the late singer. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday, Bassett disputed claims from Houston’s mother Cissy regarding those behind the film. In a statement, Cissy Houston expressed her feelings on the Lifetime network’s decision to […]

  • Adele Who? Aretha Kills ‘Rolling in the Deep’ on ‘Letterman’ (Watch)

    Sep 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *She’s baaaack. Aretha Franklin debuted the first single of her upcoming “Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics” album during a visit to the “Late Show with David Letterman.” Below, the Queen of Soul’s version of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” – with a dash of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” Nothing more needs to be said. (Except..yes, […]

  • THE (09-30-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Sep 30, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE The time is always right to do what […]

  • Angela Bassett on Whitney Biopic Backlash: ‘Controversy Can Be Good’

    Aug 26, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Angela Bassett, who came up short in her bid for an Emmy Monday night, was asked on the red carpet about the controversy surrounding the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, which she is directing for Lifetime. As previously reported, Whitney’s mother Cissy is not happy with the production, saying producers have moved forward despite objections from […]

  • Yaya DaCosta Becomes Whitney Houston in Behind-the-Scenes Biopic Clip (Watch)

    Jul 24, 14 by Qwest7 3 Comments


    *Whether Cissy Houston likes it or not, the biopic on her daughter Whitney is moving forward. Behind-the-scenes footage from Entertainment Tonight shows Yaya DaCosta in character as the late singer introducing Bobby Brown [played by actor Arlen Escarpeta]. Vocally, DaCosta will be lipsynching to Deborah Cox rather than Whitney. The “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here” […]