'Sparkle' premieres: Star-studded highlights from Whitney Houston's swan song

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The highly anticipated remake, Sparkle premiered this week.  The all-star cast includes Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Mike Epps, Derek Luke, Omari Hardwick and the late Whitney Houston.  The film follows three sisters on their journey through the music industry, including their personal struggles with fame and drug addiction.

Click through the slideshow to see Sparkle’s black stars and celebrities that came out for the film’s premiere, including Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

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