Friends and family alike paid tribute to Whitney Houston today at an emotional ceremony at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. Perhaps the most moving speech came from actor Kevin Costner, who shared anecdotes about their time working together on the movie The Bodyguard, how they bonded over tales of growing up in Baptist churches, and what her loss means to him: "You weren't just pretty, you were as beautiful as a woman could be.
Kevin Costner's speech at Whitney Houston's funeral was as moving, and as insightful, as any monologue he has ever delivered in his movies. Watch the complete video. Read Post
Family and close friends are currently gathered inside New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, paying their final respects to Whitney Houston. Those in attendance include Kevin Costner, Aretha Franklin (who will NOT be singing, after all... Read Post