NEW YORK (AP) — Fans worldwide who want to bid Whitney Houston farewell will be able to watch her private funeral on the Internet. You can watch it right here on WAOK.com
Her publicist, Kristen Foster, announced that The Associated Press will be allowed a camera at the Saturday ceremony in Newark, N.J. The AP will stream the service on http://livestream.com/aplive . The event also will be available to broadcasters via satellite.
Houston died in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday at the age of 48. Her body was flown back to her native New Jersey on Monday. Some fans were disappointed when they learned that the funeral was private and no public memorial was planned.
Houston was born in Newark. The service will be at New Hope Baptist Church, where she sang as a child.
Jean Ross and Derrick Boazman will anchor WAOK’s coverage of the funeral beginning at noon on Saturday.