Whitney Houston Almost Kicked Off Plane Enroute to Shoot ‘Sparkle’ Film

Whitney HoustonLegendary singer and actress Whitney Houston was nearly kicked off a Delta plane in Atlanta for refusing to buckle her seat belt, TMZ reports.

Sources say Whitney “overreacted a little bit after missing an earlier flight but she’s still 100 percent sober and was on the way to Detroit for her first day of shooting a new movie.”

That new movie is, in fact, the Sparkle remake Black Hollywood has been buzzing about. Houston is currently playing Effie, mother to the three girls the film revolves around.

The entertainment legend was warned that she would have to leave the plane if she didn’t buckle her seat belt. A source close to the Houston says she eventually allowed the attendant to fasten the seatbelt for her.