The results of Whitney Houston ’s autopsy, completed over the weekend, will be held at the request of police investigating the singer’s death. There were no visible signs of trauma, according to the coroner’s office. Toxicology results may takes several weeks to complete. The 48-year-old legend was found unresponsive in her hotel room bathtub Saturday. A coroner’s official declined to speculate on reports that prescription or illegal drugs played a role in her death. (AP; People)
Beyonce has joined a growing number of celebs saluting Houston. The new mother posted a statement on her Web site, recalling the first time they met: “She was the ultimate legend. The ultimate woman. Not only was she confident, poised, stunningly beautiful and intelligent, but she was sincere and kind.” (BeyonceOnline)
Lifetime, MTV and more TV and radio outelts will pay tribute to Houston. (Lifeline Live)
Electronic artist and mouse head helmet wearer Deadmau5 pulled quit a nice little prank on dubstep king Skrillex at the Grammys last night. He tweeted a picture of himself on the red carpet with the text, “Maximum trolling achieved.” Said trolling referred to the phone number on his T-shirt, which belongs to Skrillex, who won three awards last night. “U mad bro?”asked the shirt. No bro, Skrillex wasn’t mad. It seems he took the prank in great stride, tweeting, “Haha @deadmau5 just wore my phone number on his [expletive] shirt on tv gotta retire this phone.” (@deadmau5; @skrillex)
Jean Dujardin visits “SNL,” after the jump.
Adele was the big winner at the Grammys last night, thanks to her soulful album, “21,” and its many great tracks, including the tear-inducing “Someone Like You.” Want to know why exactly that song turns regular folks into weepy messes? The Wall Street Journal has answers. (WSJ)