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First Look: Former America's Next Top Model Star AS Whitney Houston! Does She Look Like Her? You Decide!

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Here you go, Whitney Houston fans!

Yaya DaCosta is stepping into some big shoes to tackle the role of the legendary Miz Houston for the Lifetime biopic.

And finally, FINALLY we are seeing a first look at Yaya as Whitney!

Yaya went full-on Whitney to channel the singer's 1987 Whitney album. In this first look, the former America's Next Top Model contestant does seem to have the look and her bubbly personality down pretty damn well.

The biopic, currently titled Whitney Houston, has just started filming with Angela Bassett in the director's chair.

Even though Whitney's family isn't fully backing this project, we're sure Yaya and Angela will do their best to do Whitney right.

But what do you think about Yaya as Whitney?

Do you think Yaya looks like Whitney?

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Do you think Yaya looks like Whitney?

  • Not at all! What were they thinking?! (25%)
  • Totally! They're twins! (75%)

Total Votes: 5,628

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3 comments to “First Look: Former America's Next Top Model Star AS Whitney Houston! Does She Look Like Her? You Decide!”

  1. bnietzsche says – reply to this


    1

    Whitney had more of a softness to her and almost a look of vulnerability. This woman's face is too angular and she lacks that sparkle in her eye.

  2. hellloeee23 says – reply to this


    2

    well if they would do less white washing on her ya she would look like Whitney Houston.

  3. Beth says – reply to this


    3

    Lipstick color is wrong but otherwise the look is very accurate.