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Enquirer Runs Photo of Whitney in Open Coffin

Did tabloid cross line, or are we all obsessed?

(Newser) - Has the National Enquirer crossed a line? Many were horrified when the tabloid published a photo it claims is the body of Whitney Houston shown in an open gold coffin. The pic was taken at the Whigham Funeral Home in New Jersey, according to Enquirer editors, who have not revealed... More »

Waffle House Tweets About Whitney? Come On

This corporate Twitter feed takes the cake: Jon Bershad

(Newser) - Waffle House is home to more than wacky crime and weird behavior . It also has an equally weird Twitter feed—that is, if you consider it strange for corporate entities to solicit our opinions on current events, Jon Bershad writes on Mediaite . Waffle House's recent tweets about Whitney Houston... More »

Did Westboro Stage Its Whitney Protest Photo?

Plus: Whitney Houston's dress, earrings to be auctioned

(Newser) - Westboro Baptist Church promised to picket Whitney Houston's funeral, and Margie Phelps—daughter of church founder Fred Phelps— tweeted a picture Saturday appearing to show church members at the New Hope Baptist Church. Phelps also tweeted a few taunts directed at Occupy Newark, which had vowed to oppose the... More »

What Bobby Brown Did After Whitney's Funeral

He hit $500 blackjack tables at Mohegan Sun, but 'heart wasn't in it'

(Newser) - Bobby Brown had a busy Saturday. After walking out on Whitney Houston's funeral , he flew to a Connecticut casino to perform a New Edition concert, then played some blackjack, reports People . "I wanna give blessings to my ex-wife Whitney Houston. I love you," Brown said during the... More »

Whitney Houston's Body Flown Back to Jersey

Huge send-off planned for Friday

(Newser) - Whitney Houston is back home in New Jersey, where family members are planning to let fans say farewell at a service for the late singer. A gold hearse took Houston's body from the airport to a funeral home in her hometown of Newark, reports the BBC . Her family hopes... More »

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