TL;DR news on Whitney Houston at February 19, 2023
SUPERSTAR: WHITNEY HOUSTON: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? Opening Shot: Archival footage of a concert; Whitney Houston is introduced as one of the greatest singers of all time. Our Take: We were a little disappointed when we realized that Superstar: Whitney Houston was only going to be one episode of an overall Superstar docuseries, rather than a docuseries in and of itself. The episode did manage to touch on all of these issues, but not in any in depth way that would give audiences any new information on Houston. Parting Shot: As one of the interviewees, Savion Glover, tap dances, the different people interviewed talk about how Houston was only around for a short time but had a major impact. The final shot is of a young Houston belting out a song on The Merv Griffin Show. Whitney Houston brings her beloved daughter on stage Whitney brought her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, on stage during a concert in New York on July 16, 1999. A video of the girl being airlifted to a hospital 150 miles away in Temple was released by Harris Health, which runs several hospitals in Houston. Cases of the respiratory illness RSV were also placing pressure on hospitals in Houston. This includes Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Babyface, Ashanti, Patti LaBelle, Brandy, Quincy Jones, Wyclef Jean and Shaquille O'Neal.