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Oprah’s Thoughts After Attending Whitney Houston’s “Homegoing Celebration” [VIDEO]

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Oprah Winfrey woke up on Sunday with Whitney Houston’s “home going celebration” still fresh on her mind and it got her thinking about ways to recognize our most beloved stars before they’re gone. In a video posted to YouTube today, Oprah confessed that she wondered if “there was some way we could have all come together and celebrated [Whitney] while she was still alive.” “I’m hoping to be able to…

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Half-Staff Flags In Honor Of  Whitney

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Half-Staff Flags In Honor Of Whitney

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  Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday strongly defended his decision to have flags lowered to half-staff on Saturday for Whitney Houston, saying he rejects criticism that she “forfeited the good things that she did” because of her struggles with substance abuse. “What I would say to everybody is there but for the grace of God go I,” he said. The Republican governor said his office has been receiving emails and…

Aretha Franklin Will Perform At Whitney’s Funeral

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  Aretha Franklin will perform at the private, invitation-only funeral for her goddaughter Whitney Houston in New Jersey this weekend, a source involved with the arrangements tells NBC New York. Houston will be laid to rest after the funeral Saturday at the Newark church where she sang in the choir as a child. The noon service at New Hope Baptist Church will be closed to the public and to media, though thousands…