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  • 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 […]

  • With Birthday Cake Photo, Bobbi Kristina Remembers Mom Whitney Houston

    Aug 11, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Miss Bobbi Kristina paid tribute to her late mother, Whitney Houston, on what would have been the singer’s 51st birthday on Saturday, August 9. “#HappyBirthdaymommy ! #HappyBirthdayWhitney ! #AllAugustAllWhitney #iloveyou ! @nickdgordon @mwhitaker10 #Family,” she tweeted along with a photo of a small cake. As we all recall, when her mother died in February of […]

  • The Film Strip: Arlen Escarpeta on ‘Into the Storm’ and Playing Bobby Brown

    Aug 8, 14 by Marie Moore 1 Comment


    Arlen Escarpeta is no overnight success story, having appeared in numerous TV shows and on the big screen. With “Into the Storm” opening this weekend and playing Bobby Brown in the upcoming Lifetime biopic on Whitney Houston directed by Angela Bassett, he is poised to take the industry by storm. “Into the Storm” is by […]

  • Tyra Banks Reacts to Yaya DaCosta Playing Whitney Houston

    Aug 7, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Acting like a proud mother, Tyra Banks voiced how happy she was to see her former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant, Yaya DaCosta” play Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic on the late singer. Knowing how far DaCosta has come, Banks couldn’t be more impressed. “This is insane and huge for me and Yaya I’m […]

  • Actor Playing Bobby Brown Defends Whitney Houston Biopic

    Aug 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The actor who plays Bobby Brown in the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic for Lifetime is defending the project, saying he understand the family’s resistance to a TV movie, but believes the project honors her memory. “I really do feel like it does do her justice, and at the same time, I do understand their reservations,” […]

  • 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” […]