August 9, 2013 marks what would have been iconic singer Whitney Houston’s 50th Birthday. Our Kevin Frazier spoke exclusively with the Houston family who revealed how they intend to spend what should be a joyous day for the family.
“We are celebrating with a private dinner at our home here in Georgia,” Whitney’s sister-in-law Pat Houston shared. “That was one of Whitney’s favorite birthday celebrations.”
“It’s a very emotional time for all of us but she would want us to celebrate with peace, love and happiness,” Pat continued. “Today we celebrate a legacy of a matchless gift: Whitney Houston. The last song she recorded was ‘Come on and Celebrate’ written by R. Kelly. To all of her fans, let’s celebrate with with divine peace, love and joy,” she added.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston passed away on February 11, 2012 as the result of an accidental drowning insider her Beverly Hilton hotel room; heart disease and cocaine use were listed as contributing factors in the coroner’s report.
Houston was 48 at the time.
Michael Rapaport Calls Himself The “MVP Of Talking Trash” Following Janet Jackson Controversy
Michael Rapaport came under fire earlier this month for slamming Janet Jackson Appreciation Day which was on Super Bowl Sunday. But now, he is speaking a slightly different tune.
On February 4th, as Janet fans used social media to praise the singer, Michael took to Twitter to do what he does best: Talk mess.
“Can anybody crying for Janet Jackson right now tell me the last Janet Jackson song that was popping,” he wrote. “Motherf*cka’s wanna make nothing something 24/7/365 & Super Bowl Sunday.”
Michael, however, is slightly backing down from his aggressive words. HipHollywood caught up with the actor during the premier of Shot In The Dark, to discuss not only his ability to talk “sh*t,” but being attacked by Black Twitter.
“I love Janet Jackson, respect Janet Jackson,” he told us exclusively. “The context of what I said is that Janet Jackson isn’t popping now like she was popping in the 80’s, 90’s. Doesn’t mean she’s not an icon.”
Rapaport, who is known to stir up on some drama with his Twitter antics, then added about being a sh*t talker: “I’m proud of the way I talk sh*t, I’m the MVP of talking trash. I can give it as good as I can take it.”
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