Friends Pay Tribute, Remember & Mourn The Late Whitney Houston

While many of us are struggling with the sudden and extremely tragic loss of Whitney Houston, I’m quite certain the pain is even more palpable for the family and friends who knew her. Almost immediately, touching tributes of love and remembrance started showing up on Twitter from many of Whitney‘s close, personal friends. Additionally, other artists who worked with Whitney on projects in the past were asked for comment on her passing. All together, these messages of love and loss formulate a very touching and heartfelt tribute to the amazing Whitney Houston. Click below to read some comments from some of Whitney‘s friends, including messages from Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton and more. More »

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Clive Davis’s Annual Pre-Grammy Award Party Becomes A Memorial To The Late Whitney Houston

As was reported earlier, it appears that Whitney Houston passed away by drowning yesterday afternoon just hours before she was scheduled to appear and reportedly perform at The Recording Academy and Clive Davis Annual Pre-Grammy Party that famously takes place annually each night before the Grammy Awards. Because the event was so beloved by Whitney, her mentor and friend Clive Davis decided that the show would go on despite her death and would, instead, be turned into an impromptu memorial for the late Whitney Houston. Clive Davis opened the show last night with remarks about Whitney‘s passing and then led the assembled audience in a respectful moment of silence … and then the party got underway. Click below to see photos and watch video from last night’s somber yet celebratory event. More »

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Reports Indicate That Whitney Houston Died By Drowning In A Bathtub

The world is still reeling from the incredibly sad news of Whitney Houston‘s passing yesterday afternoon at the age of 48 but there is a LOT of new information to pass along in order to update the tragic story. According to new reports from TMZ, it’s starting to look like Whitney passed away by drowning in her hotel bathtub at the Beverly Hills Hilton. Apparently, Whitney has been taking the prescription drug Xanax to treat anxiety and depression and it appears that she may have taken the drug and fallen asleep in the bath while she prepared for the big Clive Davis Grammy Party that took place last night. According to the report, Whitney was found in the tub underwater. Wow … just … so sad. More »

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Whitney Houston Has Passed Away At 48

No … NO! I am … in total shock. Just moments ago the Associated Press announced on Twitter that singer Whitney Houston has died at the age of 48. I absolutely did not believe it … no way. There are far too many death hoaxes on Twitter that I refused to believe it … but, I’m sad to say … the news is true. Whitney has died :( More »

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Beyoncé & Blue Ivy: Side-By-Side Baby Photos

Late in the day yesterday, proud new parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z decided to release the first photos of their newborn daughter Blue Ivy for all the world to see. Because I am STILL crazy in love with how adorable the little girl is, I want to share with you a side-by-side comparison of Blue Ivy‘s newly released baby photos with mama Beyoncé‘s baby photos. It’s clear to see where Blue got her stunning beauty from :) Click below to see Bey as a baby alongside photos of her just born baby girl. More »

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‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Releases A New Set Of Promo Photos

Last month we got our first look at the first movie poster for the big screen adaptation of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and today we get to check out a few new promo images from the film as featured in Entertainment Weekly magazine. Those of you who have read the novel are well aware of the fictional re-telling of Lincoln‘s secret life as a vampire hunter … but for you readers who have not had a chance to read the book, EW provides a bit of non-spoilery info about the film’s plot to whet your appetites. Click below to check out these fun new photos and get to know Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter a bit better. More »

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First Look: Adele Covers The New Issue Of ‘Vogue’ Magazine

For the second time in about 6 months, British singer Adele is featured on the cover of Vogue magazine. Back in September we got to check out Adele‘s British Vogue cover which featured a close-up of her face. This time around, US Vogue is showcasing more of her beautiful body on the March 2012 issue of their magazine. Karl Lagerfeld may think that Adele is “a little too fat” but clearly the world’s fashion bible doesn’t agree. More »

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Impromptu Pizza Party

Alas … my plans for a date night last night were foiled so it was another quiet night at the ol’ homestead for me. David has been working like crazy all week long, so much so that I’ve barely gotten the chance to spend a solid half hour with him all week. Even tho he did come home early from work so that we could have a date night, he ended up laying down for a quick nap and … he was out. I didn’t have the heart to wake him up so I let the poor guy catch up on his sleep. More »

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Les News, 021112

  • The Super Mario Bros. 1-Up veggie burger looks … unappetizing. [Buzzfeed]
  • Zachary Quinto is ready to return to Star Trek. [ONTD!]
  • Angelina Jolie hits the red carpet in Berlin, Germany. [PopSugar]
  • Samuel L. Jackson reveals his reason for voting for President Barack Obama. [GossipCop]
  • Henry Cavill looks HOT in The Cold Light of Day trailer. [Oh La La]
  • The San Francisco Police Department release an It Gets Better video. [Towleroad]
  • Looking for a “trashy” city to celebrate Spring Break 2012? [Newser]
  • Anger management issues, anyone? [Heavy]
  • Cassie drops a HOT new track. [Idolator]
  • Busta Rhymes features on a new track. [arjanwrites]
  • Yikes! What was she thinking with this outfit?! [Starpulse]
  • Charlotte Ronson‘s front row at NY Fashion Week is amazing as usual. [Global Grind]
  • Prince Harry hits the streets of London. [LaineyGossip]
  • Taylor Lautner is 20, Kelly Rowland is 31, D’Angelo is 38, Jennifer Aniston is 43, Sheryl Crow is 50 and Burt Reynolds is 76 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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Hustle Roses Is Featured In A New Interview With ‘Elle’ Magazine

Last month I had the extreme pleasure of presenting the world premiere of the music video for the debut single Alive by the exciting new artist Hustle Roses. As you may know, Hustle Roses is the stage name of my dear friend Olivia Stone who was previously in the band The Oohlas and is now launching her solo career. Today we learn that Hustle Roses is featured in a new interview will Elle magazine who sat down to chat with her about her debut EP Tequila Mockingbird. Click below to read this cute new interview with my dear friend. More »

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