Whitney Does A Britney...
Whitney does a Britney
FRESH out of drug rehabilitation, six-time Grammy award winner Whitney
Houston is scheduled to perform in China next month, the state-controlled
China News Service said today.
The Chinese authorities have reportedly have given the go-ahead for a
concert in Shanghai on July 22.
But they did not appear to have made their approval conditional on any
particular requirements with regards to the pop diva's outfit or behaviour.
This is in contrast to a planned China tour next year by Britney Spears,
which has triggered worries among local officials that the American pop
princess might offend local morals with a revealing outfit.
Chinese organisers have also applied for permission for a Whitney Houston
concert in Beijing on July 25 and are still waiting for approval, the news
US band the Backstreet Boys are
also expected to visit China in September. But the agency did not say if any
special arrangements will be made for the clothes they will be wearing.
on China News Agency statement.
2 JUNE 2004