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Whitney Houston

Family Sells Funeral Footage

To "Benefit Bobbi Kristina"

2/20/2012 2:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Whitney Houston
's "home going" ceremony has turned into a money maker for her Estate -- which very quietly struck a deal to sell the video of the funeral.

Here's how it went down ... Associated Press provided a live pool feed of the funeral to media outlets around the world (including TMZ) on Saturday -- but everyone had to pull the footage 24 hours later. Why?

A rep for the family confirms the family has now "agreed to license footage to several media outlets." The rep says the family is charging "customary fees" to ... "help maximize the estate for the benefit of Bobbi Kristina."

For the record ... TMZ is not one of the chosen ones.


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I Was About To Say    

And the rich get richer.

943 days ago


Crack money.....

943 days ago


If Whitney was actually broke as reported, then perhaps they have to do what they can for the benefit of her daughter. It's obvious that Bobby Brown is all talk and no financial support for Bobbi K.

943 days ago


I think that is bad move on their part. Bobbie Kristina needs help in other ways. Rehab and spending her sundays at church learning the world of god. She should write a book about her parents. Everyone likes to hate on whitney, but bpbby brown isn't an angel either.

943 days ago


spend the money on rehab for bobbi kristina, disgusting really to sell funeral footage l have lost all respect for the Houston family, profiting of a death of a family member

943 days ago


One magazine article says on one page Whitney was broke. Another page and they say she was worth millions. I sort of believe she was broke.

943 days ago


God forbid if she had to go out and get a job. The horror.

943 days ago

Zombie Whitney Houston    

Bunch of low life enablers.
Bobbi needs to get the hell away from Whitney's family if she wants any chance in life.
I wonder if they'll be allowing her to drink and supplying her with any more sedatives any time soon. It's pretty awesome how they almost killed her the same day in the same way Whitney died.
But these idiots want to keep her away from Bobby Brown. Yeah.. he's the problem. Oh wait.. her family was in the room with her when Whitney died. Not Bobby Brown.
They obviously want to keep Bobbi close because she'll be getting Whitney's money.

943 days ago


that's kind of sad in way, it shows they have no confidence in her abilities to make it on her own, it feeds her negative self in a way.. oh well i wish her well all the same , super tuff loss for her :(

943 days ago


What a bunch of low lifes! I'm sure BK will "blow" through all her money too!

943 days ago


That's morbid.

943 days ago


Adon't forget that Dionne Warwick ripped off millions from peole with her PHYSIC FRIENDS NETWORK> This will turn into Evis did . But a cheap junk to by. RIP WHITNEY

943 days ago


They would have probably sold her sole if they could... Time for the loosers to get a job..

943 days ago


Smart move. That is how Michael's estate generated money for his kids and Katherine.

943 days ago


How tacky! Has Joe Jackson been giving them advice???

943 days ago
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