BET Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston But GreenBeanBuddy Comments That Obscenities Negatively Highlighted the Event

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The BET Awards on Sunday paid an emotional tribute to Whitney Houston. However, GreenBeanBuddy commented that curses from a number of artists soiled the event.

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...the tribute prepared for Whitney Houston was the most anticipated part of the awards' night.

On July 1, 2012, the BET Awards took place in Shine Auditorium in Los Angeles. And as reported in, the tribute prepared for Whitney Houston was the most anticipated part of the awards' night. Nonetheless, entertainment news website GreenBeanBuddy commented that the event could have been better if not for the obscenities spurted.

According to the report, the Sunday's show was hosted by Samuel Jackson. And as related by a separate post from, Jamie Foxx, Tyler Perry and Kerry Washington were among the celebrities who presented the awards during the event.

However, of everything that happened in the 12th BET, the emotional number of Cissy Houston, Whitney Houston's mother, was the highlight of it. As the latimes report said, her tearful singing of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” left the audience in tears.

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“The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles was celebrity-packed on Sunday. And that's because of the 12th annual BET Awards which was highlighted by the tribute to the late Whitney Houston. Apparently though, it was also rained by bleeps and censorships.

The 2012 award ceremony, which honors African American and other minority artists and athletes, was hosted by Samuel L. Jackson. A number of its presenters were Jamie Foxx, Queen Latifah, Kerry Washington and Kevin Hart.”

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Entertainment news website commented that Whitney Houston surely deserves the great tribute prepared by BET for her. And for that, it added that the award body must be commended. Nonetheless, the event would have been much better if curses did not gush out, the site said.

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