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Whitney Houston...OH MY!
Daily Mail ^ | 06/07/10 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Posted on 06/07/2010 10:52:12 PM PDT by jenk

It was billed as a triumphant comeback, but Whitney Houston's tour is not exactly panning out that way.

The 46-year-old singer, who looked bloated and sweaty on stage, delivered another disastrous performance in Denmark over the weekend.


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please don't travel down Michael's path
1 posted on 06/07/2010 10:52:13 PM PDT by jenk
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To: jenk
Michaels Path??????

She paved that Sh$t!!!!!!!!!!!
2 posted on 06/07/2010 10:54:11 PM PDT by cmsgop ( I don't think Rick Sanchez can handle any more "Breaking News" (Credit Market Ticker))
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To: jenk

So so sad. This woman had it all..beauty, talent...
Addiction is a terrible, terrible thing.


3 posted on 06/07/2010 10:56:09 PM PDT by Hildy
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To: cmsgop

Yeah, I suppose, I feel bad for her, too bad...she was such an icon when I was in high school. Although, “I will always love you” was always better by Dolly.


4 posted on 06/07/2010 10:56:14 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: Hildy

Yup. Every time I saw her with brown, I screamed at the TV, “Whitney! stop being a moron!” Apparently, she didn’t hear me.


5 posted on 06/07/2010 10:57:28 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk

Elvis?


6 posted on 06/07/2010 10:57:36 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!(FR #1690))
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To: jenk

At least she is trying her best. It is a heck of a lot better than her past performance as a responsible human being. I don’t care if she is fat. Thankfully for her, she has flushed that pathetic excuse for a husband who was just a total hanger on.


7 posted on 06/07/2010 10:58:22 PM PDT by foolscap
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To: Randy Larsen

Why in the hell do they do this to themselves? Do you think her liver and kidneys have had enough? Or is there some way some freaking friend of hers can slap her and say, “Snap out of it!”


8 posted on 06/07/2010 10:59:34 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: All

She really favors Dionne Warwick with some weight in her face.

Guys, I know she looks “bloated”, but I think she has just put on weight. Not that she isn’t a trainwreck, but seriously...

CC Deville once said of his 60 lb weight gain after coming off of drugs that people would rather see a skinny junkie than a fat sober person.

Judging by various comments here and elsewhere, I’d say he was right.


9 posted on 06/07/2010 10:59:34 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf aInd dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: foolscap

that’s not normal fat, that’s bloating.


10 posted on 06/07/2010 11:00:21 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: autumnraine

I hope you are right, but the performance was disgusting by all accounts, why would you perform while trying to better yourself and suck at it? I don’t know.. I think she is still in trouble.


11 posted on 06/07/2010 11:02:08 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk
She bears a resemblance to Zero's first wife, Michelle.

12 posted on 06/07/2010 11:03:33 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: I see my hands

true, i see that, but she still dresses better...lol—first wife? You really think Michele would let the annointed one go alive?


13 posted on 06/07/2010 11:04:52 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: I see my hands

oh, I get it, your tag is homer..cool and funny:)


14 posted on 06/07/2010 11:05:44 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk
Apparently, she didn’t hear me.

Same thing happened to me in the NFC championship game. I kept yelling "run it Brett".

15 posted on 06/07/2010 11:06:30 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Minn

sucks, don’t it?


16 posted on 06/07/2010 11:06:55 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk

Addictions? What’s she addicted to? Pies?


17 posted on 06/07/2010 11:09:24 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: jenk

I remember when she said she was bigger than the Beatles.
Heh, now she IS bigger than the Beatles.


18 posted on 06/07/2010 11:10:00 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: WKUHilltopper

Possible, but I think pills and alcohol can do that, I’ve seen family members like that.


19 posted on 06/07/2010 11:10:28 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk

Frankly, who cares? It is better than the life she was living before. It may not be perfect, but who’s life is it anyway? Give the gal a diuretic and let’s mind our own business.


20 posted on 06/07/2010 11:10:36 PM PDT by foolscap
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To: Lancey Howard

I feel bad for her, her mind is not strong enough apparently. When I was a kid, she was the strong female songstress. Nobody stepped on Whitney. Then she met that jerk with the pills and she was gone forever. I just hope she has strength left in her.


21 posted on 06/07/2010 11:12:50 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: foolscap

I’m not sure she is on the road to recovery yet, the reports are that people left in droves because the performance sucked.


22 posted on 06/07/2010 11:14:41 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: foolscap

a diuretic? hmm, are you a doctor? or do you just play one on tv?


23 posted on 06/07/2010 11:15:34 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk

Who knows, maybe she just gained weight. Does any of that make her less of an artist?


24 posted on 06/07/2010 11:16:53 PM PDT by foolscap
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To: jenk

I wonder if Kevin Costner wants to kiss her now?


25 posted on 06/07/2010 11:19:08 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: foolscap

are you dense? did you read the article? of course being overweight doesn’t contribute to a bad performance. She had a bad performance, and, due to her past drug use (and possible current, we don’t know)she is bloated. Try to keep up.


26 posted on 06/07/2010 11:20:33 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: TheThinker

kevin costner is gay, didn’t you know?


27 posted on 06/07/2010 11:21:23 PM PDT by jenk (Ain't no party like my Nanna's tea party....)
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To: jenk
This is the Whitney Houston I remember.
28 posted on 06/07/2010 11:26:56 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: WKUHilltopper

Lol! She’s getting to look more like Aretha Franklin every day!


29 posted on 06/07/2010 11:28:09 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: jenk
kevin costner is gay, didn’t you know?

Even so...

30 posted on 06/07/2010 11:29:59 PM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenerio at a time.)
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To: jenk

Whitney ate Houston.


31 posted on 06/07/2010 11:34:56 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (11/03/2010 - What did Obama know and when did he know it?)
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To: Hildy
So so sad. This woman had it all..beauty, talent... Addiction is a terrible, terrible thing.

Agree. She had it all, and destroyed it all. What a terrible waste.

What's really painful is that she's out there on the road trying to do her act, and is bombing miserably. No artist who's come back from the horrors of drugs like she has should ever attempt a return to the stage until they've really got their chops back.

32 posted on 06/07/2010 11:35:15 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: autumnraine

i hope this is about her gaining weight because of being clean and sober. I wonder though from the reviews on her performance—which is all I care about. Weight is not even an issue honestly as I agree with CC. Being in recovery myself I understand there are times it is a cookie or coke or a cake or alcohol and thank God and AA it has thus far always turned out to be the food (although there are many other healthier options most of the time.)


33 posted on 06/07/2010 11:35:44 PM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: Hildy

I thought addiction made you thin.

I have seen the occasional photo of a fat meth head, too, and I wondered, how did that happen?


34 posted on 06/07/2010 11:36:24 PM PDT by Persevero (If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?)
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To: TheThinker

Costner gay? Say it ain’t so!


35 posted on 06/07/2010 11:37:41 PM PDT by Persevero (If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes?)
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To: autumnraine

No one ever accused Aretha Franklin of being skinny and she’s still going strong.


36 posted on 06/07/2010 11:50:51 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: jenk

I’ve read that she is taking steriods because of respiratory infections that she can’t beat. She has the classic “moonface” and extra weight cortisone gives.

Why can’t she beat the infection is the problem. Is it because of drugs, or because she has overwhelmed?


37 posted on 06/07/2010 11:52:13 PM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: jenk

“your tag is homer”...hmm, I thought it was a sock monkey.


38 posted on 06/08/2010 12:17:37 AM PDT by deks (So will Obama sign a bill that requires native Hawaiians to show a birth certificate?)
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To: deks

Part of being a performer is the look. She was gorgeous in her prime. Of course fans will be unhappy to see her like this. Some performers can pull it off. I saw Donna Summers a few years ago. She’s a big fat lady now, but her voice is even more powerful than it was during her hit years. If Whitney could sing, still, all would be forgiven. Sadly it seem the crack and the dope have destroyed her pipes, and she is now fat and ugly.

She would be better off working on her greatest hits album than trying to sing her way out of her problems. It’s over for her. The sooner she realizes it the better. Sorry to say, because I honestly idolized this woman as a singer.

Still, it’s over.


39 posted on 06/08/2010 12:28:29 AM PDT by Jack Black ( Whatever is left of American patriotism is now identical with counter-revolution.)
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To: Jack Black

In contrast, Ronnie James Dio made his first record in 1959 and toured and recorded continuously until his death at age 67 last month. Whitney is a pop has-been, rock n roll never dies.


40 posted on 06/08/2010 12:31:29 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: jenk

Stick a harpoon in her, she’s done.


41 posted on 06/08/2010 12:39:46 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (HARRY: Money Mob & Influence (Expose on Reid on amazon.com written by me!))
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To: Windflier
Agree. She had it all

Didn't she almost have it all?

42 posted on 06/08/2010 12:43:53 AM PDT by death2tyrants
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To: death2tyrants

How will I know?


43 posted on 06/08/2010 12:53:57 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: jenk

I agree and she was married to a real scum bag.


44 posted on 06/08/2010 1:19:02 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jenk

She recently had lung “lung problems” and I’ll bet she was placed on prednisone for awhile and that made her bloat up. Remember how Jerry lewis’s face swelled up when he got COPD. Either that or the drugs killed her kidneys.


45 posted on 06/08/2010 1:45:01 AM PDT by erman (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: Persevero
I have seen the occasional photo of a fat meth head, too, and I wondered, how did that happen? <\i>

Just means they haven't been addicted long enough or have a mixed drug addiction like opiates or benzodiazepams on top of the stimulants.

46 posted on 06/08/2010 1:50:05 AM PDT by erman (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.D)
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Costner gay? Say it ain’t so!

It ain't so. Costner and his wife just had their third kid last week. He has had a total of seven kids with different women.

47 posted on 06/08/2010 3:00:52 AM PDT by KevinB
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To: autumnraine

“people would rather see a skinny junkie than a fat sober person.”
*********

Warped values.

She had such a beautiful voice, charisma and natural beauty. It’s a shame she got so derailed, and it’s a tough road to get back on track.


48 posted on 06/08/2010 3:05:21 AM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not digging this tyranny thing.)
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To: autumnraine

You are exactly right..In addition, she is, at least, premenopausal, which brings weight gain for a lot of women..Some, also, need the hormones, which make weight hard to lose. It is frustrating that people cannot accept aging in their idols and, of course, the criticism is not the same for aging male idols. The bottom line should have been the quality of her performance..not her looks.


49 posted on 06/08/2010 3:15:08 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: TheThinker
"I wonder if Kevin Costner wants to kiss her now?"

Yeah, maybe he can take a donut or two for her! lol

50 posted on 06/08/2010 3:15:12 AM PDT by Dead Eye Lane
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