Philip Seymour Hoffman Overdose Death Typical Consequnce of Hollywood Pandering To Stars

Philip Seymour Hoffman Overdose Death Typical Consequnce of Hollywood Pandering To Stars

Start with a bit of depression. Add a little narcissism. Whatever you do, don’t forget an extra dose of insecurities.  Throw in an unhealthy amount of readily available money, sex and drugs, preceded by lots of pressure and anxiety. There you have it. This recipe, my friends, is the recipe for disaster, and unfortunately for celebrities, this cocktail of death is served up too frequently. The question remains, how are loved ones missing the window of opportunity to help these stars?

Sure, in an episode of Intervention, you see a struggling family attempting to get a loved one to rehab as they fight the idea tooth and nail. But this is celebrities we are talking about. They have the money for rehab, and they certainly have a team of hangers-on that should have their best interest in mind, and many even have relationships or husbands or wives. So how are these celebrities falling through the cracks and losing their lives to drugs when it seems so easy to force them to get help. One leak to the media about drug abuse, and almost always a celebrity is already one foot in the door at the closest rehab center.  So are the celebrity’s friends and loved ones turning a blind eye to their drug abuse? Are they surrounding themselves with losers who use as well? It seems to me these celebrities need someone who loves them and knows them to step in and do whatever it takes to get them help. Look at the many talented actors we’ve lost recently due to the killer that is heroin and/or other drugs.

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Clives Davis Comes Out The Closet, Says He’s Very Much Attracted To Men And Women

clive davis

Clive Davis has come out as bisexual in a recent interview with Katie Couric. The very private music mogul, who has worked with Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys and Jennifer Hudson, admitted to the talk-show host that he does happen to find men very attractive, but reassures that he’s not a gay man, he still loves women, – he shares an equal love for both of them. Read More Here »



Whitney Houston’s Beverly Hilton Hotel Room Where She Died Being Used As A Broom Closet

Whitney Houston Beverly Hilton Hotel

The room in which Whitney Houston passed away in has been turned into a broom closet, according to new reports. The legendary singer, who passed away in February 2012, had been staying in Room 434 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in preparation for last year’s Grammy Awards but she never made it to the event, losing her life just one day before the bash.

Nearly one year later and the room has now been changed into a broom closet — maybe because too many people were getting freaked out on staying in a room where a Read More Here »



Rihanna And Taylor Swift Confirmed To Perform At This Year’s Grammy Awards

Rihanna and Taylor Swift

Rihanna and Taylor Swift have been confirmed to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards. The Bajan-beauty and the country singer will sing songs from their latest albums, Unapologetic and Red, but we’re a little more excited to see what Taylor will do, seeing that One Direction are set to watch the show, too.

While we are already thinking about what song Swift could possibly sing while Harry Styles watches in embarrassment, Rihanna will probably bring out a very special guest to the stage – Chris Brown Read More Here »



10 Celebrities We Lost In 2012 – They Will Be Missed

10 Celebrities We Lost In 2012 - They Will Be Missed

Larry Hagman – The iconic actor lost his battle with cancer on November 23rd. Not only was he the star of the Dallas reboot, but of the original hit series. And if you watch TV Land, you’ll also see him as the beloved master of the Genie on I Dream of Jeannie. Read More Here »



Report: Whitney Houston Was Murdered!

Report: Whitney Houston Was Murdered!

Was Whitney Houston murdered?  Well, Yes, according to this week’s issue of The National Enquirer.  A famous Hollywood private investigator, Paul Huebl is adamant that he has unequivocal video evidence proving that the late diva was murdered.

According to Paul she was murdered is based on hotel surveillance video supposedly showing unknown men showing up to her Beverly Hills Hilton hotel.  The PI claims that Whitney was the victim of drug dealers and that her drug debt had reached a shocking $1.5 million.  Apparently, the high powered drug lord sent his lackeys in to clear her debt by killing her in her hotel room.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Inheritance Fight Is Over – Cissy Houston Folds Her Cards

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Inheritance Fight Is Over – Cissy Houston Folds Her Cards

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of recently deceased Whitney Houston, will receive her inheritance as planned. A few weeks ago, we reported right here on Hollywood Hiccups that Cissy Houston, Bobbi’s grandma, attempted to stop Bobbi from inheriting the estimated $20 million. Cissy and Pat Houston, co-executors of Whitney’s estate, filed legal papers to alter Bobbi’s inheritance, citing that it was “too much, too soon.”

Unfortunately for Cissy and Pat, Bobbi will receive her $20 million inheritance in three separate installments. She will receive 10% of that money the day she turns 21 – that’s an estimated $2 million. She will then receive 20% the day she turns 25 – that’s an estimated $4 million. The remainder of the money will be paid over into Bobbi’s account when she turns 30, an estimated $16 million. According to TMZ, “[T]he case has been dismissed after Bobbi and Cissy reached an agreement. Whitney’s original plan for the payout was virtually unchanged.”

Whilst the battle for the inheritance payout was discussed, Cissy and Pat cited that Bobbi “is a highly visible target for those who would exert undue influence over her inheritance and/or seek to benefit from respondent’s resources and celebrity.” They were also terrified that Bobbi’s inheritance would take her down the same road as her mother – addicted to alcohol and drugs. Last week, Cissy and Pat appeared on “The View” to discuss their new Lifetime reality television show “The Houstons: On Our Own”. During this interview, Cissy explained to Barbara Walters and Sheri Shepherd that Bobbi’s discipline is a work in progress. “She’s not in trouble as it relates to drinking. I had concern sitting there watching her. I don’t like it at all. But this was her reality, even before her mother passed. I don’t like it, but we’re working on it. She’s growing…we’re seeing her more; we’re dealing with life management skills as it relates to Bobbi Kristina.

We’re pleased to hear that Bobbi’s inheritance issues have been sorted out. We’d like to hear your thoughts on the matter, so let us know in the comments below what you think of Bobbi Kristina’s inheritance. Is it too much, too soon?

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Britney Spears Attends Whitney Houston’s Tribute Event: ‘I Admired Her’

Britney Spears has gushed about how much she admired the late Whitney Houston, who passed away in February, at a tribute event held for the singer earlier this week. Britney who had been in talks to perform at the event but later on bailed out, recalled the day she was fortunate enough to meet the ‘I Will Always Love You’ singer, saying she was so excited before adding that the meaning of her songs could be felt through the radio.

The X Factor judge told Access Hollywood: “I did actually at the World Music Awards in Monaco. I was maybe 17 years old. I just remember being so excited! I was just like, ‘Oh my God it’s Whitney Houston, oh God!’ I was really excited. I just felt her voice alone said so much in every song she sang and through the radio you could feel her emotion and the type of person she is and what she’s gone through. She’s just someone to really admire.”

Britney was said to have collaborated with Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am on an untitled single which the singer will debut during the live shows of X Factor next month. When being questioned if the rumors were true that the two had been in the studio together.

Spears confirmed it, saying: “It’s coming out soon. You just have to hear it – he’s just like a radical genius scientist [in the studio]. Just to be able to do a song with him is really fun.”



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