Skip to comments.Whitney Houston...OH MY!
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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So so sad. This woman had it all..beauty, talent...
Addiction is a terrible, terrible thing.
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.
Yup. Every time I saw her with brown, I screamed at the TV, “Whitney! stop being a moron!” Apparently, she didn’t hear me.
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.
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!”
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.
that’s not normal fat, that’s bloating.
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.
true, i see that, but she still dresses better...lol—first wife? You really think Michele would let the annointed one go alive?
oh, I get it, your tag is homer..cool and funny:)
Same thing happened to me in the NFC championship game. I kept yelling "run it Brett".
sucks, don’t it?
Addictions? What’s she addicted to? Pies?
I remember when she said she was bigger than the Beatles.
Heh, now she IS bigger than the Beatles.
Possible, but I think pills and alcohol can do that, I’ve seen family members like that.
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.
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.
I’m not sure she is on the road to recovery yet, the reports are that people left in droves because the performance sucked.
a diuretic? hmm, are you a doctor? or do you just play one on tv?
Who knows, maybe she just gained weight. Does any of that make her less of an artist?
I wonder if Kevin Costner wants to kiss her now?
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.
kevin costner is gay, didn’t you know?
Lol! She’s getting to look more like Aretha Franklin every day!
Whitney ate Houston.
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.
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.)
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?
Costner gay? Say it ain’t so!
No one ever accused Aretha Franklin of being skinny and she’s still going strong.
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?
“your tag is homer”...hmm, I thought it was a sock monkey.
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.
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.
Stick a harpoon in her, she’s done.
Didn't she almost have it all?
How will I know?
I agree and she was married to a real scum bag.
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.
Just means they haven't been addicted long enough or have a mixed drug addiction like opiates or benzodiazepams on top of the stimulants.
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.
“people would rather see a skinny junkie than a fat sober person.”
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.
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.
Yeah, maybe he can take a donut or two for her! lol