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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 >
Simon Cowell is a busy man. On television, where he produces America’s Got Talent, as well as two versions of The X Factor? Sure, we guess.
But in the bedroom is where British model Alicia Douvall is focusing in a new interview, telling Great Britain’s The Sun that she once got it on with the reality show star 11 times… in one night!
“We started having sex and went on through the night,” Douvall said of a an evening not longer after she met Simon in 2001 at a bar. “We slept a little bit in between but only for a few minutes.”
And how as Cowell? Critical, Douvall claims.
“Every time we hadMore >
The 911 call placed moments after Whitney Houston’s body was found in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11 has just been released.
A member of the hotel security team is the person who made the call, informing the 911 operator about a “46-year-old female found in the bathroom.”
The caller says he was alerted to the situation by an “irate” woman who called security from the room, but couldn’t get much information from her.
A woman who first dialed security kept hanging up for whatever reason, preventing the dispatcher from giving potentially life-saving instructionsMore >
Whitney Houston passed away from an accidental drowning, and there was no foul play involved in her death, according to the now-closed case file.
The Beverly Hills Police Department has been investigating Whitney’s death since February 11, and officially closed the book on the case Wednesday.
The lack of foul play isn’t really news, as the BHPD was working under the assumption of Houston’s accidental death at the Beverly Hilton hotel.
Moreover, police never believed anyone took cocaine from her hotel room because they found the cocaine residue and powder inside Whitney’s room.
Cocaine wasMore >
The complete Whitney Houston autopsy is in, and it reveals a number of harrowing details regarding the singer’s death on February 11.
The document states that a “spoon with a white crystal-like substance on it” was found in the hotel room in which Whitney died, along with a “white powdery substance” later tested and determined to be cocaine.
Houston’s body was found face down in the bathtub – in approximately 13 inches of water, the report adds -with “bloody purge coming from her nose.” Moreover, a “perforation of posterior nasal septum” made it clear that the singer had a history of drugMore >