Whitney Houston’s funeral tomorrow in Newark, New Jersey will likely be a star-studded affair, with Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder scheduled to perform a few numbers in her honor.

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The Newark Police Department will shut down an area of 6 square blocks surrounding the church to keep those without invitations at bay.

The private ceremony will be available through online streaming (which gives new meaning to the word ‘private’) and will kick off tomorrow at noon.

The Houston family will allow one “pool” camera to be in the church which will be broadcast on the internet.

The Associated Press will run the camera and the feed will also be available via satellite to network TV.

So much for “private” right?

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I’d hate to think the Houston family is charging money for media availability inside the church, but then again they wouldn’t be the only people trying to capitalize on Whitney’s death through exploitation.

Whitney’s publicist has confirmed that invitations were sent out to Houston’s ex-husband Bobby Brown, Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey, Penny Marshall, and Bodyguard co-star Kevin Costner.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Clive Davis[/lastfm] is also scheduled to speak at the event.


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