It was bittersweet last night on the red carpet, at the El Lay premiere of Sparkle.
The film, which had been a remake ELEVEN years in the making, turned out to be Jordin Sparks’ silver screen debut and the late Whitney Houston’s film finale.
PerezHilton.com heard stories from those who worked alongside the music icon on the Sparkle set, like Tika Sumpter and Mike Epps, to those like Jenifer Lewis, who played Whitney’s mother in The Preacher’s Wife!
Check out our EXCLUSIVE coverage (above) to see what everyone had to say about the film's premiere!
The remake truly looks like something Whitney would’ve been proud of and we were touched to hear stories from some of her closest friends, who were there to Celebrate her life.
HUGE congratz to the entire cast on taking part in such an inspirational story and project!
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