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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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” […]

  • Whitney Movie: You Won’t Hear ‘Her Voice’… ‘This Singer’ Steps In

    Jul 16, 14 by Brainuser1 2 Comments


    *With the Angela Bassett-directed Lifetime biopic about Whitney Houston coming up, we are getting daily updates on casting, etc. Now in the latest news about the project we learn that we will hear the music of Whitney Houston, but neither her nor the star of the movie, former America’s Next Top Model hopeful, Yaya DaCosta, […]