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Piers Morgan & CNN

Whitney Houston

... Has a Penis

7/14/2012 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Whitney Houston
is a 5'9" German dude ... at least, if you believe Piers Morgan.

Allow us to explain -- Morgan was talking to LL Cool J about Whitney's life during the July 6th episode of his CNN show and aired some generic footage of the singer to accompany the interview.

Problem is, the woman in the footage isn't Whitney ... and isn't even a woman -- it's a celebrity drag queen named Ikenna Beney Amaechi.

We spoke with Ikenna ... a charming fellow from Berlin ... who tells us, "I was just sitting at home and at first I didn’t realize it, but then it hit me like BOOM! It wasn’t Whitney … It was me!”

Ikenna tells us he's been "playing" Whitney for 21 years (video below) and the picture used by CNN is from the 2008 Reel Awards Show in Las Vegas -- an event dedicated to celebrity impersonators.

Ikenna adds, “I feel very honored that I was mistaken for the real Whitney Houston on CNN … is there EVEN a bigger compliment for a tribute artist?!"

Probably not.

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16.

TheTruth    

Hey TMZ, the headline for the article is quite tasteless, don't you think? Every weekend I wonder who the hell is your editer? Moreover, why is this news? You guys are becomming more like the Enquirer every day...So sad!

800 days ago
17.

TheTruth    

Sorry for the typo in previous post...Becoming not becomming.....

800 days ago
18.

YOYO    

This is news? Wow, someone needs to get real new stories

800 days ago
19.

JugEars McKenyan Sr..    

Who would expect anything less from CNN? They haven't been doing 'news' since the Slick-Spoooge administration.

800 days ago
20.

Jordan    

Can any one prove whitney "THE DRUG ADDICT" houston did not have a penis.

800 days ago
21.

arale norimaki    

pen15

800 days ago
22.

DaveT    

Free Robert Blake

800 days ago
23.

Melissa Fighting for Ryan & Farrah    

I am Whitney Houston 's life partner. She & I were/are very much in love & I'm Damn sure I would know if my Whitney had a penis Pierce..WTF?? is going on with Pierce Morgan?

800 days ago
24.

Oh A 💛💋    

I can't ... I just can't .... Really TMZ really ......

798 days ago
25.

betterdaysahead    

DAMN! that dude did his homework! all the gestures are down etc. great job!

798 days ago
26.

betterdaysahead    

...however TMZ that lead in title "Whitney Houston has a penis" really?

798 days ago
27.

Michelle    

TMZ - So crude, misleading, disrespectful...need I go on?

793 days ago
28.

Michelle    

TMZ - So crude, misleading, disrespectful...need I go on?

793 days ago
29.

Dasher    

LEAVE IT TO CNN TO SOMETHING STUPID LIKE THAT. BOY, THEY SURE ARE ON A ROLL. smh

792 days ago
30.

verlinda    

Really TMZ???? Is this thebest you can come up with???????

782 days ago
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