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Offensive Greeting Card

2/29/2012 5:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Whitney Houston greeting card from Target.It's still too soon to make Whitney Houston jokes -- at least according to the people at Target, who have decided to pull a greeting card from their shelves that mocks the late singing legend.

The card -- available long before Whitney died -- pokes fun at the singer's downward spiral in recent years ... "Next time you think of dating the bad boy, consider Whitney Houston."

The card was kinda funny before she died -- but now that Whitney's gone, Target has decided it's a tad too offensive ... at least for now ... and is currently in the process of yanking it from its stores.

A rep for the store tells TMZ, "The card was in our stores prior to Ms. Houston’s death. As soon as this was brought to our attention, we began the process of removing the card from all applicable stores."



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Yeardly Love was MURDERED.....Whitney did it to herself! It's not a black/white thing. Why do you have to bring race into something everytime a black person does something and doesn't want to accept responsibility? It's always easier to blame someone else instead of accepting the fact that YOU messed up. There are plenty of whites AND blacks out there who messed up their lives, quit trying to play the race game. That's what's wrong with the world today.

964 days ago


What ever she had done to herself is such a shame and my heart goes out to her daughter. But she brought smiles, laughter and tears to all that heard her songs and watched her movies. She will be truly missed. As for the card. People will say anything to make a buck and it is a shame to do so on someone else's time. If the reasoning for the card to be pulled was out of respect for Whitey Then congratulations Target, I am proud of you.

964 days ago


Looks like Target missed the “mark” with, now pulled, offensive Whitney Houston greeting card. Rihanna next?

964 days ago

Barbara Eubanks    

I don't understand why they blame Bobby Brown, Whitney Houston was an adult with the sense to leave him and stay away. No one forced her to stay with him.

963 days ago


I think ppl should have Respect for the Family, Would u want your Son or Daughter protrayed sp like this? I wouldnt..

963 days ago


My Big Salami shut up!!! You dumb ass Whitney Houston was on drugs before she got hooked up with Bobby Brown!!! And stop judging and pointing fingers at wtf u obviously do not no about!!! Whitney Houston was totally respondsible for her own actions!!! And I don't think this is art work I think it is very disrespectful she has a young daughter let her and her family morn without added bs!!! My God what if this was your mother. God doesn't like ugly stop hating!!! And stop pointing fingers at who's fault it is. It is nobody's fault but Whitney's own faukt she was old enough to no what she was doing before she did what she was doing. She did this to herself. Bobby Brown did NOT do this to her at all!!!!

962 days ago

Bindare Dundat    

Common knowledge Whitney introduced Bobby to crack cocaine...Bobby should sue Targets a$$

634 days ago
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