Off the back of escalating public condemnation of images of Whitney Houstonbeing depicted in an open casket various entities are now beginning to wonder aloud how the images ended up in the hands of the National Enquirer who subsequently used them for their front cover tabloid.
One outlet under suspicion is the funeral home itself where Whitney’s viewing took place, Whigham Funeral Home in Newark- but as of this morning they have been very adamant that they are not the source of the leak.
Remarked Carolyn Whigham, Whigham Funeral Home‘s owner: “I’m going to answer you as the publicist told me to answer you: We have no comment. But it was not the funeral home.”
She added, “I am very angry, very upset” about the photo, “just like the family, just like the fans. . . . Whitney was a personal friend to me and my family. We would not do that.”
To date the National Enquirer has refused to say how it got the image only to say that they thought it was beautiful.’ Indeed…