RUMOR CONTROL: Tina Turner's Reps DENY Stroke Claims, "Tina Enjoys Excellent Health” + Whitney Houston's ESTATE Furious OVER Angela Bassett's UPCOMING "Whitney" BIOPIC

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Tina Turner’s representatives are shooting down rumors that the icon suffered a mild stoke.  Read their statement inside and get deets on the fight brewing between The Whitney Houston Estate and Angela Bassett.

 

Representatives for iconic “Proud Mary” singer Tina Turner have dismissed international reports about the singer’s health.  In a new statement, Tina  spokesperson denies reports that she suffered a mild stroke.  “The fact is that Tina enjoys excellent health.”

The DailyMail went on to say Tina was reportedly spotted last Thursday at the launch of her new album in Zurich……looking healthy.

 

 

In other news…

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The Whitney Houston Estate is reportedly livid over Angela Bassett’s plans to direct a LIFETIME biopic about the life of Whitney Houston.  When contacted by TMZ, Pat Houston said, “Whitney is certainly worthy of more than a television movie. If Whitney were here today, this would not be happening.”

The film, which will premiere in 2015, will be based on the marriage of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. In a statement released by Lifetime, Angela spoke about the biopic saying,

“I have such regard for both Whitney’s and Bobby’s amazing talents and accomplishments; and I feel a responsibility in the telling of their story. Their humanity and bond fascinates us all. I’m beyond excited to have this opportunity to go behind the camera and into their world.”

But going into “their” world is exactly what Pat Houston wants to avoid. Sources say the Houston estate is considering a lawsuit to block production and have made it clear they weren’t on board with a TV movie. They’d prefer something on the silver screen…..

 

 

 

 

 

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