Lena Horne Biopic...
Houston Gets A Boost From Horne
WHITNEY HOUSTON has been given the
perfect incentive to overcome her drug troubles once and for all - singing
legend Lena Horne wants The Bodyguard star to play her in an upcoming
Janet Jackson lost Horne's vote to play her when the pop superstar bared her
breast at last year's (04) Super Bowl, and now the Stormy Weather singer has
given her blessing for troubled Houston to step into her shoes.
According to sources, Houston wrote a letter to Horne, asking her for
permission to bring her life to the big screen in a planned biopic, and the
singing legend agreed to the request just before the soul star checked into
rehabilitation earlier this month (MAR05) for ongoing drug treatment.
NEWSFILE: 28 MARCH 2005
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