YaYa DaCosta

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Name: YaYa DaCosta
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Whitney Houston's Mother Is Upset Over Lifetime's Upcoming Biopic: (1)

Whitney Houston's mother has expressed that the Houston family is not supporting Lifetime's upcoming biopic about the late singer, which stars Yaya DaCosta. ... [Published Wicked Local Westport - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

See Yaya Dacosta As Whitney Houston in Lifetime Biopic

Entertainment Tonight went on the set of the Whitney Houston biopic to get a sneak peek of the behind-the-scenes action. ET spoke with Angela Bassett, the film's director, about all the controversy—from Whitney's daughter Bobbi Kristina's objection to ... [Published Essence Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

Yaya DaCosta Becomes Whitney Houston in Behind-the-Scenes Biopic Clip (Watch)

Jul 24, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment*Whether Cissy Houston likes it or not, the biopic on her daughter Whitney is moving forward.Behind-the-scenes footage from Entertainment Tonight shows Yaya DaCosta in character as the late singer introducing Bobby ... [Published EURweb - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Deborah Cox Sings ‘I Will Always Love You’ For Whitney Houston Biopic [AUDIO]

Deborah Cox is giving you her best impression of Whitney Houston in a new clip from the the diva’s biopicLifetime may not need permisson from the Houstons to have Whitney’s music in its upcoming production after all! Producers found a way around their ... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Keke Palmer explains passing on Whitney film

Friendship played a key role in South Suburban native Keke Palmer’s decision to not play the title role in an upcoming TV movie about Whitney Houston.Palmer is friends with Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brow n and told The Grio’s Chris Witherspoon, ... [Published Voices - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Ford Taps Yaya DaCosta and Trans Model Valentjin de Hingh For Fall C...

Pictured: Yaya DaCosta (left) and Valentjin de Hingh (right) for Tom Ford Fall 2014.Tom Ford revealed his new fall/winter womenswear campaign, showcasing the diversity of female beauty with rising stars such as Gigi Hadid, Yaya DaCosta, and trans model ... [Published Gay.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Deborah Cox to Provide Vocals in Whitney Houston Biopic

Lifetime’s upcoming Whitney Houston biopic will feature the late legend’s music with the vocals provided by R&B singer Deborah Cox, according to E! News .A Lifetime rep confirmed that “music rights and clearances are still being worked out,” but Cox will ... [Published Urban Mecca - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 5 reports

Whitney Houston Biopic Casts Bobby Brown Actor And It's ... Something

As Frank Ocean so eloquently crooned, we all try and that is what Lifetime is doing with their latest casting in the forthcoming Whitney Houston made-for-TV biopic. Last week, Yaya DaCosta was announced as the lead actress who will play Houston herse ... [Published Jezebel - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

YaYa DaCosta 1st look as Whitney Houston in biopic

The wait is finally over.Fans of the beloved megastar Whitney Houston have been awaiting a glimpse of Yaya DaCosta as the late legendary singer.Now it’s here.Take a look at the startling resemblance between DaCosta and the late legendary Whitney Houston. ... [Published Atlanta Daily World - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 9 reports

Whitney Houston Revealed For New Lifetime Biopic

Image via Chris Witherspoon .Though it's doubtful Yaya DaCosta will sufficiently mimic Whitney Houston's vocal stylings in the new Lifetime biopic, she's certainly got the late diva's look down. Entertainment Weekly  released an image yesterday of the  ... [Published Next Magazine - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Bobbi Kristina-Angela Bassett feud erupts over Whitney Houston biopic

Upset that she was not chosen to play the role of her mother in Lifetime TV’s Whitney Houston biopic, Bobbi Kristina started a feud with Angela Bassett , who will be directing the movie. According to the New York Daily News on July 3, Bobbi Kristina ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Bobbi Kristina Lashes Out at Angela Bassett over W...

Bobbi Kristina Brown recently vented her frustration at not being selected for a lead role in her late mother's upcoming Lifetime biopic.Angela Bassett , the film’s director, recently explained why Bobbi was never considered to play Houston, a role that ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Jul 02 2014]

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Lead Yaya Dacosta says she's tuned out all the criticism. "i kinda shut off all social media because i didn't wanna be distracted" she said

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Whitney Houston's Mother Is Upset Over Lifetime... [Published Wicked Local Westport - Jul 28 2014]
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7 Biopics That Stirred Up Big Controversy [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
See Yaya Dacosta As Whitney Houston in Lifetime... [Published Essence Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Yaya DaCosta Becomes Whitney Houston in Behind-... [Published EURweb - Jul 24 2014]
Whitney Houston's mother slams biopic. [Published Australian Women's Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
Let Whitney rest: Mother slams makers of her bi... [Published Press Trust of India - Jul 24 2014]
Let Whitney rest: Mother slams makers of her bi... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 24 2014]
Whitney Houston's mom is against Lifetime biopic [Published CNN - Jul 23 2014]
Angela Bassett Addresses Whitney Houston Drama:... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 23 2014]
Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Slams Upcoming B... [Published ABC News - Jul 23 2014]
Culture Shock: Everybody’s delicious [Published Ink Kansas City - Jul 23 2014]
Whitney Houston Biopic: Listen to Deborah Cox S... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 22 2014]
Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Responds to Life... [Published PB Pulse - Jul 22 2014]
Tom Ford Fall Campaign features Trans Model [Published OutMost - Jul 22 2014]
Deborah Cox Sings ‘I Will Always Love You’ For ... [Published Michigan Chronicle - Jul 20 2014]
Keke Palmer explains passing on Whitney film [Published Voices - Jul 20 2014]
Audio Leaks for “I Will Always Love You” from L... [Published Softpedia - Jul 20 2014]
Whishaw to replace Firth as voice of ‘Paddington’ [Published Arab Times - Jul 20 2014]
Tom Ford presents his AW14 handbag collection, ... [Published Handbag.com - Jul 18 2014]
Keke Palmer details why she passed on Whitney H... [Published UPI - Jul 18 2014]
Tom Ford Taps Yaya DaCosta and Trans Model Vale... [Published Gay.com - Jul 18 2014]
Deborah Cox to Provide Vocals in Whitney Housto... [Published Urban Mecca - Jul 17 2014]
Houston film coming — but NOT Whitney’s voice [Published Voices - Jul 16 2014]
Deborah Cox Sings Whitney Houston Songs For Lif... [Published WDIA-AM 1070 - Jul 16 2014]
Whitney Houston Biopic Reoortedly Will Feature ... [Published 92.9 WLMI - Jul 16 2014]
Lifetime Orders Second Season of ‘Little Women:... [Published The Wrap - Jul 16 2014]
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7 Biopics That Stirred Up Big Controversy [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 24 2014]
Bringing the life of an icon to the big screen is no easy feat, as someone — whether the family or the fans of the movie’s star subject — always seems to be let down by the portrayal. The latest such example? Whitney Houston’s mom has recently spoken ...
17-Year-Old Zendaya Cast in Lifetime’s Aaliyah ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 17 2014]
The Lifetime channel’s department of R&B biopics is on a roll with casting news lately. Last week it announced that America’s Next Top Model alumna Yaya DaCosta will play Whitney Houston in the television movie about her life, and on Monday the network ...
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