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Whitney Houston Biopic Is A Commercial Success, Garners Mixed Reviews

Lifetime’s controversial Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney, proved to be a ratings draw for the network. The film, which was directed by Angela Bassett, attracted 4.5 million viewers and is the network’s most-watched telecast since the made-for-TV drama, Flowers in The Attic. However, despite being a commercial success, the film garnered mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike. People who were …

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Angela Bassett Addresses Whitney Houston Lesbian Rumors

For her directorial debut, actress Angle Bassett decided to make a TV movie about the life of her friend and Waiting to Exhale co-star Whitney Houston. The movie premiered on Lifetime on January 17, and the portrayal of Houston in the film added fuel to the rumors that the singer was in a relationship with her longtime friend, Robyn Crawford. …

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Angela Bassett: Whitney and Bobby Loved One Another; Tried to Make It Work

As her biopic of Whitney Houston sits ready to air tonight on Lifetime, Angela Bassett is talking about the themes of the film and what she hopes the audience gets out of it all. “If you walk through life and your children walk through life and think it’s all about unicorns and rainbows, or sunsets and sunrises, or stars and …

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Angela Bassett Dishes ‘I Can’t Believe I Get To Work With Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates’

Angela Bassett opened up recently in a phone interview with Inquisitr about American Horror Story and what it’s like to work with legendary actresses Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates as part of a huge ensemble cast. Bassett, 56, says it was the lure of working with two of Hollywood’s most-acclaimed actresses that drew her to the show in the first …

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Whitney Houston: Angela Bassett Defends Biopic

Angela Bassett says that she is happy to have been able to direct a biopic about legendary singer Whitney Houston, but fans and critics haven’t been too kind to her. Whitney Houston’s mother has been the most critical of the biopic and of Bassett and earlier this year she accused the first-time director of delivering misinformation and providing inaccurate facts …

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Whitney Houston Biopic Is A “Gift”, Says Angela Bassett

Whitney Houston was beloved by millions, but an upcoming biopic about her is receiving some criticism. Now, director and former co-star Angela Bassett is speaking out about the Lifetime movie, saying she wants to be able to tell Houston’s story with compassion. “I consider it a gift that was given to me, the opportunity to tell this story and try …

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Angela Bassett with a Third Boob and a Bearded Kathy Bates among the Freaks in ‘American Horror Story’ Trailer

A bearded lady, a woman with a third breast, and the world’s strongest man lead the Freak Show in Ryan Murphy’s newest horror story. Weeks ago, the American Horror Story: Freak Show production team began releasing cryptic, mini-trailers on the FX YouTube page. A scary clown and a sword swallower were among the characters showcased on these videos. Now a …

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Jyoti Amge, the World’s Smallest Woman, Joins Cast of ‘American Horror Story’

Jyoti Amge, the world’s smallest woman, has signed on to star in the upcoming season of American Horror Story: Freak Show. The 2′ 0.6″ tall native of Nagpur, India has been acknowledged as the world’s smallest living woman in both the Guinness Book of Records and the Limca Book of Records. Series creator Ryan Murphy announced the news Wednesday on …

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbie Kristina Lashes Out At Angela Bassett

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina is not happy about the Lifetime biopic about her late mother. Angela Bassett, who worked with Houston in the 1995 movie Waiting To Exhale, is making her directorial debut for the late singer’s biopic. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Bassett said that she never thought of casting Bobbi Kristina for several reasons. “One being …

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Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, Twitter-attacks Angela Bassett

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown took a moment on Twitter to share how she really feels about Angela Bassett after The Butler actress revealed she never considered Bobbi to play Whitney in a planned TV biopic for Lifetime. Bassett, who marks her directorial debut with the movie, has cast Yaya DaCosta from All My Children to play Whitney in …

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Kerry Washington Hits Red Carpet Post-Baby at BET Awards

Kerry Washington stepped out on the red carpet Sunday night for the BET Awards in Los Angeles. The event marked Washington’s first live television appearance since giving birth to daughter Isabelle Amarachi on April 21. The child is the first for both Washington and her husband, former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Observers said Washington looked “slim, fit, and …

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