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News: Film Critic Roger Ebert Dead at 70

Popular film critic and TV host Roger Ebert passed away today according to The Chicago Sun-Times (where he worked for years). He was 70 years old. The news comes two days after Roger posted a blog stating he was going to slow down do to a reccurance of cancer after a hip fracture in December. Over the past decade he had battled cancers in the thyroid and salvary gland. He is survived by his wife, step-daughter and two step-grandchildren. May he rest in peace.

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Madame Tussauds Unveils 4 Whitney Houston Wax Figures

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Can you believe it’s been almost a year since the passing of Whitney Houston?! Madame Tussauds honored the superstar by unveiling four wax figures from various moments in her 30 year career. They will be placed in Madame Tussauds attractions in New York, Washington, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

From People:

Houston performing the national anthem at the 1991 Super Bowl is going to Washington, D.C.’s Tussauds; Hollywood will get her in her 1992 movie The Bodyguard; Las Vegas will display the young Houston as seen in her 1988 video for “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”; and New York will exhibit a more recent likeness of the singer, from a 2009 photo shoot for her final studio album.

They look good to me!

Movie Trailer: Sparkle

The full trailer for the remake of Sparkle has been released. This is the late Whitney Houston’s last role in a movie before she passed on February 11, 2012. The movie also stars American Idol alum Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Ceelo Green and comedian Mike Epps. The movie hits theaters in August. Check out the trailer below.

Sneak Peek: Oprah Interviews Whitney Houston’s Family

Oprah sat down with Whitney Houston’s family for the first time since the star’s passing. Whitney’s sister-in-law Patricia Houston, her brother Gary Houston, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown spoke about their fondest memories, rumors surrounding Whitney’s death and more. I will definitely be watching. Check out a sneak peek clip of the interviews below. You can catch the interviews in its entirety this Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 9pm EST on OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network).

News: Whitney Houston Dead at 48

I am at a loss for words right now. It saddens me to report that legendary singer Whitney Houston passed away today. She was 48 years old. Her publicist Kristen Foster confirmed to the Associated Press that she died but the cause of her death is unclear at this time. This news is especially sad on the eve of the Grammy Awards. As soon as we find out more information we will update you. May she rest in peace.

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