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was. A cultural reset. Inarguable proof of A bar set so high that there will never be a “” that supersedes it. To understand Houston’s triumph, you have to understand the context of the moment. Super Bowl XXV took place during a tense time.
America had entered into the first Gulf War only 10 days prior. "We were a nation on edge, even on a night when football is our escape," . "And one voice united us all." As 750 million people watched worldwide, she answered the swirling anxiety of the country by collectively joining us.
Her voice, her performance became a grand gesture. Houston answered the wary, worried nation with a distilled moment of emotion, of hope, of optimism, of patriotism.There was no bigger stage. There was no bigger moment.
And Whitney, like she did with every performance that came before it, rose to the occasion. This content can also be viewed on the site it from.As much as Houston’s Earth-shattering talent and gospel-infused arrangement of “The Star-Spangled Banner” contributed to the impact of the moment, so too did the surprising fashion choices she made. The iconic American moment almost looked very, very different. Whitney's original game plan: . Robyn Crawford's memoir, , recounts her decades-long, intimate partnership with the singer, including that one momentous Sunday in Tampa.
Houston and her personal assistant, Silvia Vejar, had packed a sleeveless black cocktail dress and high heels for the Super Bowl performance. But, when the star landed in Tampa, the temperature had dropped and the weather was much gloomier than the forecast had predicted. Crawford and Vejar suggested Whitney pivot to an unexpected backup from her limited luggage: a Le Coq Sportif tracksuit. "You won't be out of place,".
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KATIE Price has revealed a surprise celebrity pal - and confessed she has been to the star's iconic house parties. The former glamour model, 44, took to her Instagram page to upload a throwback snap showing her looking completely different. Katie could be seen cozying up to none other than socialite and Hilton hotel heiress Paris Hilton, 41.
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Whitney Houston's estate is not pleased by a joke made at the expense of the late music icon at the 2023 Golden Globes. Host Jerrod Carmichael, 35, referred to the Beverly Hilton - the venue the ceremony was being held at and the same location Houston died at in 2012 - as the 'hotel that killed Whitney Houston' on Tuesday night.Speaking with TMZ through a rep, Pat Houston, Whitney's manager and sister-in-law, said: 'The Whitney Houston Estate is disappointed in the joke, and felt it was in poor taste.' 'Poor taste': Whitney Houston's estate is not pleased by a joke made at the expense of the late music icon at the 2023 Golden GlobesAudience members reacted audibly when Jerrod cracked the controversial Whitney joke. 'We are pressed for time but they wanted me to shout out the venue that we're in. So we are here live from the hotel that killed Whitney Houston, the Beverly Hilton, you guys, so that's very exciting,' he told the crowd before introducing the next speakers to the stage. It's unknown whether or not NBC was aware of the joke beforehand, however the remark could also have been spontaneous.
After host Jerrod Carmichael made a joke about Whitney Houston’s death at the 2023 Golden Globes, the late singer’s estate is speaking out — and condemning the comments.
Rihanna gave her more than 139 million fans a look at a Fenty sweater, inspired by her upcoming Super Bowl Halftime performance. The 34-year-old singer and actress shared a short clip to her Instagram story in which she wore the new garment. The black sweater had a huge NFL regulation football on the chest with her tattooed arm holding it up. Sweater: Rihanna gave her more than 139 million fans a look at a Fenty sweater, inspired by her upcoming Super Bowl Halftime performance'Fenty' was written in white against the black fabric high on her right shoulder. The video of her sweater came after she modeled her limited edition Savage X Fenty Game Day Collection. The official Instagram account for the pop star's line of intimates shared two photos of her modeling new pieces from its Game Day Collection ahead of her imminent gig.The new mom donned a two-toned football jersey with an X emblazoned across the center in the new post.
Kim Kardashian showered praise on the new Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody and its star Naomi Ackie.The picture opened two days before Christmas and has received a tepid response both from the critics and at the box office.However Kim, 42, was positively effervescent in her warm words about the film, gushing that its leading lady 'COMPLETELY embodies Whitney.' Approved: Kim Kardashian showered praise on the new Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody and its star Naomi AckieKim wrote on her Insta Stories this Saturday: 'WOW, WHITNEY HOUSTON: I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY was so good.'The reality TV superstar continued: 'I love how they made it a celebration of Whitney's life & Naomi Ackie COMPLETELY embodies Whitney.' Kim, whose post came amid the film's slow box office collections, plugged: 'Must see it and in a theaters for the best experience!'One of the producers of the film is the legendary record producer Clive Davis, who knew Whitney and is played onscreen by Stanley Tucci. Rollout: The picture opened two days before Christmas and has received a tepid response both from the critics and at the box office; Naomi Ackies is pictured in the lead roleWhitney, whose various drug problems were extensively documented over the years, died in the bath in her suite at the Beverly Hilton ahead of the Grammys in 2012.Hours later Clive Davis proceeded with his annual pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Hilton just four floors below where Whitney died.Before the picture came out, Variety reported that its aim was to score $12 million to $15 million in its opening weekend. However: Kim, 42, was positively effervescent in her warm words about the film, gushing that its leading lady 'COMPLETELY embodies
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Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston reprised his iconic role of Walter White in a new commercial airing during Super Bowl LVII. on February 12. On Wednesday, Frito-Lay unveiled the first image of Cranston, 66, back in character for the PopCorners commercial.PopCorners captioned the Instagram with a silly take on a threatening quote from the AMC hit series: 'Say.
Dionne Warwick revealed she and Dolly Parton are planning to join forces on a new gospel song.The 82-year-old songstress and 76-year-old country star will record Peace Like A River, a tune penned by the latter artist.The New Jersey-bred vocalist announced the collaboration while guest starring on the Tamron Hall Show on Tuesday. New music: Dionne Warwick revealed she and Dolly Parton are planning to join forces on a new gospel song 'She sent me a song that she wanted me to record, and I said, "Okay, that sounds like a deal." She's such a sweetheart. I love her,' Dionne gushed to the talk show host.Warwick continued, 'She sent me another song, the one that we're going to be doing.
Rolling Stone has updated its 100 Greatest Singers list from 2008 with its new 200 Greatest Singers Of All Time.And while the roster of artists is extensive and varied, due in part to the change in criteria, there are a few questionable decisions that have outraged fans, but likely none more galvanizing than having Celine Dion left off the list, according to TMZ.Known for her powerful and technically skilled vocals, the Canadian singer, 54, has also amassed more 200 million record sales worldwide, all while winning a slew of accolades and awards over her five decades in the limelight.
Dancing With The Stars pros Daniella Karagach, 30, and Pasha Pashkov, 37, joyfully posted their gender reveal to Instagram this week.The dynamic duo, who are expecting their firstborn child, announced to their fans Tuesday that they are expecting a little girl.They posted a video montage of their gender reveal party, which doubled as Daniella's 30th birthday bash. So in love: Dancing With The Stars pros Daniella Karagach, 30, and Pasha Pashkov, 37, joyfully posted their gender reveal to Instagram this week Hot couple: Pasha and Daniella became professional dance partners in 2009 and lovers the following year before tying the knot in 2014; pictured 2021Pasha and Daniella also unleashed a set of bubblegum pink balloons and showered confetti over the crowd of partygoers.The montage, which include cheerful footage of a friend of theirs twerking, was set to Whitney Houston's recording of I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me).
“Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody” is now playing exclusively in theaters.
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. “It’s kind of odd, right? It’s like the universe knitting together.” Whitney Houston was built into Ackie’s DNA growing up in Walthamstow, London. She listened to all of her music and watched every one of her films.
We’re hearing that bad weather in the Midwest significantly impacted Thursday grosses with Winter Storm Elliott intensifying into a bomb cyclone. As of this morning, more than 1 million customers are without power across the country, around 4K flights canceled and wind chill in the -20 to -30 degree range as the country gets hammered by severe winter conditions.
Clive Davis is weighing on the secret romance between the late Whitney Houston and her confidante Robyn Crawford. Robyn and Whitney - who met in 1980 when they were both counselors at summer camp - had a 'teenage, one-year affair,' the music mogul claimed. The subject of the long-rumored secret relationship has resurfaced due to its inclusion in the Whitney biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody starring Naomi Ackie, released in cinemas today. The truth? Whitney Houston's secret relationship with confidant Robyn Crawford was a 'teenage, one-year affair' claims music mogul Clive DavisRobyn previously confirmed the relationship with the late star herself in her 2019 memoir, claiming it was 'romantic and sexual' but ended due to homophobic pressure. In a new interview with Extra, Clive stated: 'They did have a teenage, one-year affair.' He added: 'There have been so many articles that have… attempted to trace her addiction to being a frustrated lesbian or never dated a man before Bobby, all of which was totally inaccurate.' He's the boss: Clive Davis pictured with Whitney in 2009 'I know of several men that she dated before Bobby.
One of the surprisingly few movies hitting theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend - Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - is not finding a warm welcome from critics.The first wave of reviews surfaced on Wednesday morning - just days before the film hits theaters on Friday, garnering just a 41% rating from the first 32 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.While many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie - who fans have bashed for looking nothing like the singer - as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. Reviews are in: One of the surprisingly few movies hitting theaters over the Christmas holiday weekend - Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - is not finding a warm welcome from criticsWhile many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. Critics: While many critics are praising the powerful performance of Naomie Ackie as the famed singer, they are also bashing the formulaic story that lacks any depth. One of the positive reviews is from Variety's Owen Gleiberman, who added this film felt like a different sort of biopic because Houston's struggles with substance abuse and her tumultuous marriage to Bobby Brown were always in the public eye, adding, 'Yet as you watch, you may realize how much there is to the story you didn’t know, and how transporting it is. 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody is the kind of lavishly impassioned all-stops-out biopic you either give into or you don’t — and if you do, you may find yourself getting so emotional, baby,' he added.
A legendary life cut short. Whitney Houston‘s vocals were so powerful that producer Clive Davis famously called her “The Voice” — and her fellow singers agreed she more than deserved the title.