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Whitney Houston is buried in Kevin Costner’s shoulder

by | 14th, February 2012

FOR Michael Jackson’s gold coffin, read Whitney Houston’s golden hearse. And her send off is gonna be bigger than Jacko’s funeral. This will be the must-see funeral to end all must-see funerals. Whitney Houston’s funeral is likely to take place this Friday in the 18,700-seat Prudential Centre in her home town of Newark, New Jersey.

Will Houston’s 18-year-old daughter Bobbi Kristina grasp a microphone and invited weep into it, like Paris Michael Jackson did?  Paris’s tears were described on the caring BBC as her “her public debut”.

Rev Al Sharpton topped that by telling the children: “Paris, Michael, Blanket — I want you to know there was nothing strange about your daddy. It was strange what your daddy had to deal with.”

That in turn was bested by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who took the chance to stand before the mourners and the Jackson children and say :  “As a representative of Congress, we understand the constitution. We know that people are innocent until proved otherwise!” She then mentioned the “persistent paedophile rumours” .

Jackson’s funeral was the precedent. We can expect relatives to tell the tabloids about the Whitney they knew best the Whitney who loved nothing more than watching daytime TV, butchering rhinos for their horns and eating Mars Bar sandwiches.

(See Magic Johnson’s tribute to Jackson:  “I went to Michael’s house and the chef brought Michael out a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. I was like, Michael you have Kentucky Fried Chicken! That was the greatest moment of my life . . . we had such a great time, sitting on the floor, eating that bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. God bless you, Michael!” )

When Jackson died, his squeaky-clean, easy-wipe exterior was undone by stories that when awake he’d taken more drugs than Keith Richards and had upstaged the Rolling Stone rocker by taking them intravenously in his sleep. It

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