We told you Yaya DaCosta Alafia was playing Whitney Houston in the LIFETIME biopic. And now the first official photo of Yaya portraying Whitney has been released! Also, mom-to-be Kelly Rowland stuns in a new campaign for her special edition TW Steel watch. Peep the pics inside…
Whoa! Former “Top Model” chick Yaya DaCosta Alafia is a complete carbon copy of the late iconic singer in the first photo released for the LIFETIME Whitney Houston biopic. Get ready to GAG!
We told you earlier the 31-year-old actresswas cast to play Whitney Houston in the made for TV LIFETIME film. Actress Angela Bassett will be making her directorial debut for the film, which will chronicle the turbulent relationship between the legendary singer/actress with her singer/songwriter ex-husband Bobby Brown.
In the first picture (atop), Yaya recreates Whitney’s iconic 1987 cover of her sophomore album titled, Whitney (above). Yaya put her Top Model skills to work for the photo saying,“I just looked at the picture and did the pose!”
TW Steel ambassador Kelly Rowland stuns in a brand new ad campaign for her special edition timepieces. In one of the ads, the fab mom-to-be rocked her black CE4006 (which also comes in pink and blue) timepiece along with a sultry black laced dress and sexy black sandals.
Kelly admits she loves wearing big statement pieces. She said,
“I love the statement wearing a big watch makes and they just get what it is to be fun and stylish at the same time. ”
Peep the campaign pics below:
If you're looking to purchase one of Kelly's special edition watches, it'll run you a cool $1,295.00. Check them out here.
Photos: Entertainment Weekly/Kelly's IG