Monday, April 22, 2024

Here’s the Free FBI File on Whitney Houston, You Don’t Need to Buy Bogus New Book


There’s a bogus new “biography” of Whitney Houston out this week, touted in today’s New York tabloids. There’s nothing new here. The big news is that someone tried extort money from Whitney. Her father may have paid it off, we don’t know. But the FBI file is old. Here it is, for free. Simon & Schuster should really be ashamed of themselves.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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