Friday, May 11, 2012 4:41PM - By Laura Aguirre
This week She & Him singer Zooey Deschanel landed a gig on Broadway. She’ll be playing a major role on Loretta Lynn‘s musical adaptation of Coal Miner’s Daughter. Also, Whitney Houston‘s family got their own reality series on Lifetime. We’ve also got an update on Eminem‘s upcoming movie Southpaw. Catch up on this week’s news below.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 5:23AM - By Laura Aguirre
Bobby Brown was arrested yesterday afternoon for drunk driving. According to TMZ, Brown was driving while talking on his phone in Los Angeles when cops pulled him over and discovered he was actually driving under the influence.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:44PM - By Travis Woods
Whitney Houston’s February death is now no longer shrouded in mysterious circumstances—the L.A. County coroner’s investigators have ruled that the pop singer’s death in a Beverly Hilton hotel bathtub last month was due to drowning. However, Houston’s oft-discussed drug and addiction issues also played a part.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 11:29AM - By Travis Woods
Deciding that having a greeting card that mocks the life of a recently deceased pop star probably isn’t in the best taste for a gargantuan retailer to have, Target has now pulled a card from shelves that mocks Whitney Houston’s habit of dating “bad boys.”
Friday, February 24, 2012 10:00AM - By Travis Woods
Well, this certainly reaffirms one’s faith in humanity as an essentially decent and dignified species—the National Enquirer is now publishing picture’s of Whitney Houston’s corpse as it was seen at her funeral last weekend. The past few weeks have seen fervent media coverage of Whitney Houston’s life and death, which is to be understood when a figure who was at least at one time central to pop culture passes away, but most—even a bottom feeder like Perez Hilton—are acknowledging that the National Enquirer has crossed an extreme and disturbing line.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3:32PM - By Laura Aguirre
Last night, comedian Lewis Black stopped by “The Daily Show”, and slammed the media for the way they handled Whitney Houston‘s death. He called out CNN‘s (and former “Dancing with the Stars” contestant) Nancy Grace for her wild speculations, and Fox News‘ Eric Boiling for criticizing and comparing California Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters to Houston. To Black, everyone covering the singer’s death were a bunch of “a**holes”.
Thursday, February 16, 2012 9:36AM - By Travis Woods
Unless you’ve been living under a pretty heavy rock this week, you’ve heard that former pop superstar Whitney Houston died last Saturday, apparently from complications related to mixing prescription medication with alcohol. And in the subsequent days, we’ve seen Grammy tributes as well as shameless price hikes of her music catalog. And now fans will be able to see something else—on Saturday, Houston’s private funeral in Newark, New Jersey will be broadcast on the internet, which seems both a little much and a tad creepy.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:57PM - By Laura Aguirre
One thing is meant to happen when a musical legend dies, we saw it with Michael Jackson, and now we’re seeing it with the late Whitney Houston – record sales go up, way up. When the world found out about Houston’s death, many rushed over to iTunes to grab some of her music. What they weren’t expecting however, was the price increase on her record. Needless to say, fans were outraged.
Monday, February 13, 2012 9:47AM - By Travis Woods
While many stars, singers, and celebrities are remembering Whitney Houston now that she has passed, perhaps the most touching tribute/ remembrance thus far was Jennifer Hudson’s stirring and reverent cover of “I Will Always Love You” at Sunday night’s Grammy telecast.