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A new report from Chicago Sun-Times claimed Cissy Houston was so outraged by the National Enquirer's front-page casket photo of daughter Whitney Houston, she's seeking an in-depth investigation to find out who snapped the picture. An "Extra" source says the story is not true.
The story, which is unconfirmed, said a source claimed Cissy has requested all the people who could have possibly taken the photo -- including the Whigham Funeral Home staff -- take a lie detector test. »
Aretha Franklin was a no-show at Whitney Houston's funeral on Saturday because she was suffering from leg spasms, or was it because she angered the late singer's mother with remarks she made during a Friday appearance on "Today"? Was it a little disrespect?
Franklin, 69, unexpectedly canceled her scheduled performance at Houston's funeral service. Dionne Warwick was apparently unaware that Aretha wasn't there, and called for her to come to the pulpit, saying, "Oh, 'Re's not here? »
The most recent incident of a tragic celebrity death was the sudden passing of Whitney Houston at the Beverly Hilton on Feb. 11. She is believed to have died from a lethal combination of prescription drugs and alcohol.
Here is The Extra List of some of Hollywood's biggest players who died from drug-related complications.
The Extra List: Hollywood Drug DeathsWhitney Houston
Whitney Houston, who struggled with substance abuse for the last few decades, died on February »
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