'Entertainment Weekly' Will Live-Blog Whitney Houston's Funeral

'Entertainment Weekly' Will Live-Blog Whitney Houston's Funeral

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Entertainment Weekly:

Whitney Houston’s funeral to be broadcast and streamed online: EW to live-blog the service

The private funeral service for Whitney Houston, which is set to take place at the late star’s childhood church in Newark, N.J. on Saturday, will be broadcast on television and streamed online for fans around the world, CNN reports. EW.com will be live-blogging the ceremony, which will begin at noon. …

Houston died on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the age of 48. The investigation of her death is still ongoing. The Grammy-winning singer, who received a tribute from singer Jennifer Hudson at the the industry awards ceremony over the weekend, is survived by her 18-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown.

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Check back with EW.com at noon on Saturday for live blog coverage of Houston’s funeral service. To receive a reminder about the live stream, enter your email here[.]

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