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The music world lost an all-time great one year ago today.
Whitney Houston passed away from a drug overdose inside a hotel room on Grammy Awards Sunday in 2012, leaving behind her a troubled teenager and a legacy that may never be matched.Whitney Houston National Anthem: The Best Ever
In the 365 days that have passed since Whitney left us, daughter Bobbi Kristina has battled her own personal demons, while Houston’s family has signed in to star in a reality show.
Elsewhere, Cissy Houston just released a memoir about her child and contestants on singing shows such as The VoiceMore >
Tragedy struck a basketball legend and his family today, as Alexandra “Sasha” McHale – the daughter of NBA Hall of Famer and Houston Rockets Head Coach Kevin McHale – passed away.
She was only 23.
No further details have been released, but McHale left the Rockets on November 10 to attend to a family matter. He has not returned since to the sideline.
Houston Team owner Leslie Alexander said in a statement that he extends his ‘‘deepest condolences’’ over the loss of the McHale’s ‘‘beautiful daughter.’’
He referred to Kevin and wife Lynn ‘as ‘loving and dedicated parents whoMore >
Raise your glass to Pink, readers. The singer has finally released a new track!
The first since “Bridge of Light” (off December’s Happy Feet Two soundtrack), “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)” will be the first single off Pink’s upcoming album. It will hit a radio station near you on July 9 and its lyrics include:
“You’ll be calling a trick/’Cause you no longer sleep/I’ll dress nice, I’ll look good/I’ll go dancing alone/I will laugh, I’ll get drunk/I’ll take somebody home.”
Give the breakup anthem a listen now and let us know: What do you think?
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Sarah Tressler, a 30-year-old reporter who was fired by the Houston Chronicle because of her second job as a stripper, has filed a formal complaint against her former newspaper employer, alleging sex discrimination.
Tressler was working as a society and general assignment reporter for the Chronicle and writing an anonymous blog entitled “Diary of an Angry Stripper” when another paper, the Houston Press, revealed her part-time profession.
She said the major newspaper fired her “because of a claim that I did not disclose on my employment application that I worked as an exoticMore >
Jordan Hill, a power forward the Los Angeles Lakers acquired from the Houston Rockets about halfway through the season, has been charged with felony assault stemming from an alleged altercation in February.
According to police, Hill faces accusations that he pushed and choked 28-year old Darlene Luna, his girlfriend of two years, on the afternoon of February 29.
If convicted of the third-degree felony, Hill would face a sentence of two to 10 years in jail, along with a $10,00 fine. He will have to face the charge inside a Houston tomorrow morning, while the team is scheduled to play itsMore >