Whitney Houston Wake: Private Viewing Planned Tomorrow

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The family of Whitney Houston is planning a private viewing tomorrow. TMZ reports that the guest list is extremely tight, limited to only those who were very close with the late performer.

Her daughter Bobbi Kristina is said to attend and a source added "the family wanted to have a special moment together without cameras around."

It was announced today that Saturday's funeral service would be broadcast via livestream. The decision was made after an outcry from Whitney fans, who wanted to be part of the memorial. Originally, no public participation was planned.

Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Whitney’s godmother Aretha Franklin will sing at the “I Will Always Love You” singer’s funeral, and was personally asked by Clive Davis.

It is also rumored that Kevin Costner will speak during the service. The two costarred in The Bodyguard, her first feature film.

The pop diva’s funeral service is by invitation-only, and will be held this Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in New Jersey, the church Whitney grew up singing in.

According to TMZ, Whitney will be placed next to her father John Russell Houston, Jr. at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey.

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  • Faith
    Faith

    I too pray for Whitney's soul, her physical family & especially her mother. She knew, as mother's know the Lord would soon take her home. The battle always belonged to God yet Whitney never fully learned to turned those burdens over completely to God. As much as she knew & confused Yes, Jesus loved her...How much did she really love him?...Jesus said no more, come on to me all of you heavy & I will give you rest. No more fighting that demon Whitney, the eternal rest you sought after has been granted. Rest on my friend...

  • bgbg
    bgbg

    That was 88, not 87

  • RYLAND
    RYLAND

    KEVIN YOU ARE A COMPLETE IDIOT! I HOPE YOUR LIFE IS PERFECT DOWN TO THE SHAPE OF YOUR TOE NAILS! BEFORE YOU GO THROWING SALT AT SOMEONE MAYBE YOU SHOULD LOOK IN A MIRROR.

  • Toni
    Toni

    What heeapnpd to Scott- Laura anicholson, CenterBarnstead, NH,Scott Disick is the partner of Kourtney Kardashian and also the father of their little boy Mason Dash Disick.

  • Nur
    Nur

    Me quedo con el pmirero, que me parece super elegante, y tambien con el vestido rojo.Ultimamente me he venido fijando en algunos de sus looks y la verdad es que acierta bastante.

  • Kevin
    Kevin

    whitney played russian roulette with her life for over 10 years, and had to have known the devastation her death would cause her daughter. you don't get much lower than that. i hope that there is more than what we know, and that she is now having to answer to, or at least having to witness the devastation caused by her selfish lifestyle & choices…a beautiful voice, but an ugly human being

  • moongirl35
    moongirl35

    Beautiful-l-l-l-l- lady. Never took a really bad picture. I am getting emotional again, when I think of you Whitney. God bless u always.

  • Rose Marie Sirianni
    Rose Marie Sirianni

    I feel so sad about the death of Whitney Houston. She was one of the greats in our time. I pray that she will rest in peace & that her family find peace in knowing that. Goodbye to a wonderful & talented star. We will miss you.

  • Cristi B.
    Cristi B.

    The Bible says "Bad company corrupts good character", gaurd who you hang out with, it can be the death of your prosperity in every way. I love whitney and believe she is in heaven with God and Jesus and hosts of Angels. My only wish is that she would have prospered in this life mind, body and soul more abundantly then she did. I will miss the blessing that you were to myself and all who heard your gift and saw your sweet spirit. See you in Heaven Whitney!!!

 
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