Whitney Houston‘s family is allegedly going license footage of the pop icons funeral to media outlets – for a price. This news comes just three days after the over the top service, where Houston was honored and remembered via performances by Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder.
Is this tacky? Or, is the Houston clan doing mourning fans a favor by letting them see inside the service?
Keep reading for more on this interesting turn of events… after the jump.
Neither, really. It’s more for Houston’s 18-year-old daughter, as sales from the footage will “help maximize the estate for the benefit of Bobbi Kristina.”
The rep confirmed the family has “agreed to license footage to several media outlets” charging “customary fees. (via Hollywood Scoop)
Rumor has it that Whitney wasn’t super wealthy when she passed, so it’s understandable that the family would want to protect her heir. However, like most deceased stars, they actually make a ton of money posthumously in record sales.
Since Houston’s death, MTV has reported one million album sales and nearly another million (887,000) in digital downloads.
What do you think of the family selling funeral footage?
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