Kevin Costner’s Touching Speech Stole The Show At Whitney Houston Funeral [AUDIO]

February 20, 2012 12:01 am

E! News Chief Correspondent Ken Baker, reported that some 1,500 friends and family came to Whitney Houston‘s funeral on Saturday at the New Hope Baptist Church in Whitney’s hometown of Newark, New Jersey to remember, celebrate and say goodbye to the fallen singer.

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It was Kevin Costner, Whitney’s co-star in “The Bodyguard” that stole the show with his touching and sometimes funny remembrance of the superstar. Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder and R. Kelly delivered soulful performances. Whitney was laid to rest on Sunday at a nearby cemetery. She was just 48-years-old.